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Measles outbreak worsens as three more cases confirmed after visit by infected NZ tourist

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Three more cases of measles have been confirmed in Perth in what health authorities have dubbed an "unprecedented" cluster of cases in the city's south. It brings the number of confirmed cases in Perth to 11, including babies too young to be vaccinated. Another is a teenager from Baldivis Secondary College. Authorities believ...

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Melbourne researchers develop new anti-cancer drugs which put cancers to sleep… permanently

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Australian scientists have taken a "major step forward" in the world of cancer research with the discovery of a new type of drug that can put cancer cells in animals into a permanent state of sleep. Key points: Cancer cells treated with the drugs "are not dead but they can no longer divide and proliferate" The d...

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Misconception on Influenza Vaccine

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LAST year Australia had one of the worst flu seasons on record, with an estimated 29,000 people admitted to hospital with the influenza virus. Despite this, one in two Australians are not planning on getting their flu shot this year and there is a major misconception contributing to these high numbers. Finder.com.au surveyed 2,003 adults and fou...

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