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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 […]

Technology holds personalised cancer vaccine breakthrough

University of Queensland researchers have developed a vaccine delivery technology that enables treatment to be tailored precisely for different cancers. […]

Influvac Tetra

Generic Name: inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (surface antigen) Product Name: Influvac Tetra Indication: What Influvac Tetra is used for Influvac Tetra […]

Respirators better than surgical masks for infection control

The longstanding belief that a surgical mask provides adequate protection against infections spread by droplets has been turned upside down […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bully T cells key to next generation flu vaccine

Researchers are one step closer to creating a universal, one-shot influenza vaccine following the discovery that T cells, essential in […]

2016 seasonal influenza vaccines

Influenza vaccines can change from year to year as new strains of influenza virus appear. This is one reason vaccination […]

Funding for promising vaccine to shrink tumours

Professor Robinson, from UWA’s School of Medicine and Pharmacology and director of the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases, said […]

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 […]