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Australia’s oldest Covid survivor turns 105

A NSW aged care resident who recently battled Covid has just celebrated her 105th birthday. May Harrison, who is thought to be Australia’s oldest Covid survivor, hit the milestone birthday surrounded by family and friends. “I was very sick and ...

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Nurses not taking up vaccinations

Despite risk of exposure to influenza and other infectious diseases, vaccine take-up rates among health professionals remains dangerously low. By Amie Larter Despite almost constant recommendations for an annual influenza vaccination, there has been little change in the levels of ...

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Healthcare workers to get their shot

Healthcare workers are more likely to become infected with influenza than members of the general population, yet vaccination rates among staff remains low. Annie May reports. Experts are calling for a mandatory signed declaration for all staff refusing the flu ...

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