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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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It’s coming back

A new survey has found people are reluctant to be vaccinated against the flu. New findings released last month by the Influenza Specialist Group have led experts to call upon nurses to challenge what they believe is risky behaviour of ...

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Swine flu cases rising in Australia

Experts say the swine flu is now on Australia's doorstep. It has arrived much later this winter, but experts say the swine flu is now on Australia’s doorstep. Transmission of the a(H1N1) virus has been elevated in New Zealand for ...

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