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Flu

September 25th, 20170453 If you make the same prediction often enough in a recurring event, there is a likelihood that one time you will be right. This is not a reflection on cleverness. Each...
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July 31st, 20170416 There is an old adage that the only certainty is change. Last week a new advisory, published in the BMJ, came out saying we do not need to finish a course of...
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July 4th, 20160920 It is winter in the southern hemisphere and with this comes the usual winter illnesses. The vast majority of these are caused by viruses and do not need antibiotics....
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September 21st, 201501207 Immunisation polarizes debate. People are portrayed as being either pro or anti vaccination. This ignores the fact that not all vaccines are equally effective and more...
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August 10th, 201221079 With all the hysteria about influenza this year you would not think it could possible get worse? Well apparently it can and it will – even if we do not know when or...
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July 13th, 20120856 It has come a bit later than usual this year but this week finally the terror descended. This winter we are bracing for a “killer” flu. One can picture the scene...
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April 24th, 20110839 Why is there is a push to get healthy children vaccinated against flu? Parents need to make their own decisions.
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March 25th, 201111297 Each year there is a push for people to be vaccinated against the flu.Last year there were major complications in children. Yet we do not really know if the flu shot is...
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