New summer campaign targets skin cancer

New summer campaign targets skin cancer – New Cancer Council research shows Victorians prefer tanning much less than a decade ago but that sunburn rates are still too high. Results from the Cancer Council’s latest National Sun Protection Survey (2013-14)i show...

Measles associated with attendance at Etihad Stadium

Measles associated with attendance at Etihad Stadium – The Department of Health has been notified of further confirmed cases of measles in individuals not vaccinated for measles who became ill after attendance at an RMIT graduation ceremony at Melbourne’s Etihad...

Increase in pertussis cases

Increase in pertussis cases – Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is increasing in incidence. Infants aged less than six months are most susceptible to the severe complications of pertussis. Adults are the main reservoir of infection due...