It’s Flu Season – Bring Out Your Dead

It’s Flu Season – Bring Out Your Dead

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. It will be by far the worst winter since time began or at least the worst since last year (whichever is more recent). Even though...

Is The Flu Shot Actually Useful ?

This week on my regular spot on the Paul Murray show on 6PR we spoke about flu vaccinations. Last year there were significant problems with a number of children having febrile convulsions after the vaccine leading to a withdrawal of use in children under five. This...

The Last Word (Hopefully) On Swine Flu

The saga of H1N1 has entered the next stage. Now that it is clearly apparent, even to the “experts” that there was a gross over reaction, the finger pointing has begun. We see this in the exchanges between the Australian TGA and West Australian Health Department. Lets...