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Promoting vaccination? Focus on behaviour more than persuasion

Faced with outbreaks of influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and policymakers around the world often want […]

Vaccination dramatically reduces hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women

The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for women in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program […]

Vaccination trial against heart disease and stroke

Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial led by Monash University that could see a simple one-off vaccination […]

Travelling overseas? Get immunised so you don’t bring home measles

Unimmunised travellers visiting family and friends overseas remain the biggest source of measles outbreaks in Australia, according to new research by […]

New technique paves the way for finding a HIV vaccine

Researchers are one step closer to finding an effective vaccine against HIV thanks to a new approach to systematically understanding […]

New flu protections following high season

Vulnerable Australians will get free access to even stronger protections against the flu in 2016 following another record number of […]


Teratogenic means having the potential to cause congenital malformations (birth defects). Teratogenic substances that should not be consumed during pregnancy […]

Flu jab provides significant protection against heart attacks

If you’re over 50 and get the flu jab, you’ll not only help to keep the dreaded lurgy at bay […]

Children not immunised due to socioeconomic barriers

Almost one in 10 Australian infants are at risk of severe infections because they are not up-to-date with their immunisations. […]


Generic Name: Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella vaccine live Product Name: PRIORIX-TETRA Indication Action Dose advice Schedule Side effects Indication PRIORIX-TETRA is used to prevent measles, […]