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AIVC & WHO recommendations align for 2020 flu vaccine

The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) met at TGA, Canberra, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, to recommend influenza viruses to be used in the composition of the influenza vaccines for 2020. During this meeting, the expert committee reviewed and evaluated

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Can you spot a skin cancer?

According to the Cancer Council, two in three Australians will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. The good news is that 95 per cent of skin cancers can be successfully treated if detected early. Do you know what

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Flu costs Australian companies in lost time

Absenteeism currently costs the Australian economy about $7 billion*, while the cost of presenteeism (where employees are sick on the job) is approximately $34# billion through lost productivity. Influenza, or as it’s commonly known, “the Flu”, is a highly contagious virus that can affect

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