Respiratory Health

What are the predictions for the Flu Season 2021

It is important to wear face masks and get vaccinated for flu to avoid peak infection season. Interest in the

How do you screen for lung cancer?

Screening for lung cancer has been a long and complex story, but we now know that using low dose CT

How Important is Mask Hygiene? Dr Norman Swan

Mask hygiene is important. If you’re wearing a surgical mask that you’ve bought at the chemist, you’ve got to follow

What Percentage of Sydney Do You Think Have Covid-19?

COVID 19 has probably been underdiagnosed by a factor of around three in Australia. But even allowing for the fact

What is tuberculosis? A brief video explainer

What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis (TB) is a very ancient disease. It’s a bacterial disease. It occurs in animals as well

Novel coronavirus – COVID-19

What is the novel coronavirus 2019? The virus causing the respiratory outbreak that started in Wuhan City, China, in late


What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection or inflammation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Fluid and/or pus

How effective is the flu vaccine this year?

Video transcript Whether you’re a first-time flu vacciner or have had flu vaccine on many occasions before, the flu vaccine

Will the flu shot protect me from COVID-19?

Video transcript Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Flu vaccine won’t protect you against coronavirus. They are completely

Where can I get a flu shot?

Video transcript Most people in Australia get their flu vaccine from either their GP or their pharmacy. In addition, there

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