immunisation

Does Smallpox Still Exist and What is It? Dr. Norman Swan

Smallpox is the only infection which has been eradicated in most of the first wold counties, including Australia. Smallpox is

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

Are the Other People that Live in the Same House as These Hotel Quarantine Staff also first to be Vaccinated?

The primary focus on early vaccine roll out are Hotel quarantine workers, the hope is they will be less likely

Will People be Tested for Antibodies Post-Vaccination?

[jwplayer 1CIrqcRw] After you’ve had the immunisation there will be no testing of antibodies. Many people ask that question as

Can The Covid-19 Virus Mutate? Dr Norman Swan

It’s possible that the COVID-19 virus will mutate around the vaccine, not deliberately, but there is mutating all the time,

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

How Will I Know I am Protected After I Have the Vaccine?

[jwplayer j2nT4rd8] It’s a very good question, to know whether or not you’re infected after you’ve had the vaccine. And

How Do Vaccines Work? Dr Norman Swan

[jwplayer 6fs5XaTr] Vaccines work by, essentially, training our immune system in a safe way, in this case, with COVID 19,

Australia’s vaccines for COVID-19

More than 200 vaccines against COVID-19 are in development worldwide. Australia has signed supply agreements with 4 manufacturers – if

New pneumococcal vaccine changes

From 1 July 2020, there are changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) which affect pneumococcal, meningococcal and hepatitis A

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