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Weak vaccine blamed for flu increase

A substantial increase in the number of people being hospitalised with the flu over recent years may be partly to blame on a ineffective influenza vaccination. Australia has been hit by an early and particularly nasty flu season this year, with more than 40,000 confirmed cases so far in 2019. It is unclear why Australians… Read More »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Vic child flu death prompts vaccine push

The death of a Victorian child from the flu over the summer season is a reminder for everyone at risk to get immunised, state health authorities say. It’s unclear when and where the child died, but Deputy Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said authorities are not releasing further details to protect the family’s privacy. “I… Read More »