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Pharmacists have a key role as mythbusters, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, which will only grow in importance as a COVID-19 vaccine draws nearer Vaccine hesitancy has always been in the human …

The AMA’s president has told Australians that there is “no need to pay for an inappropriate vaccine” for over-65s who want to be immunised against the flu Stakeholder groups are …

Researchers say pertussis is becoming “smarter” as it evolves, and are calling for a new vaccine – but for now vaccination is vital, and pharmacists have a key role to …

Pharmacy staff, chiropractors found among selection of healthcare practitioners voicing anti-vaccination beliefs to patients, according to Australian study A qualitative study has looked at the perspective of older people relating …

Nearly one in 10 Australians hospitalised with flu are admitted to intensive care, the Guild warns, as researchers parents susceptible to anti-vaccination messaging from politicians The Pharmacy Guild is encouraging …

Parents’ choices about whether to vaccinate their children are largely influenced by their social networks, new research has found A new study, by researchers at the University of Western Australia …

While an anti-vax message warning pregnant women against flu vaccination is spreading around social media channels, health leaders are saying otherwise An anti-vaccination message claiming that the FluQuadri vaccination is …

Melbourne GP Dr John Piesse has been officially suspended while enquiries into his practice continue, says AHPRA Two weeks ago, Dr Piesse was reported to have agreed to an undertaking …

One of the doctors under investigation by authorities has agreed to temporarily stop working as a medical practitioner Melbourne GP Dr John Piesse has agreed to an undertaking with AHPRA …

“So this is an interesting and troubling story… “On the one hand, the apparent attitudes of this family with regards to medicines are probably best described as “fringe”. That is, their …

Citing concerns about the safety of mercury in vaccines, RFK Jr challenged journalists and the public this week at the National Press Club in Washington, DC World Mercury Project Chairman Mr …

Dismissing people’s worries as baseless is one of the least effective ways of communicating public health risks, writes Claire Hooker Claire Hooker, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator, Health and Medical Humanities, University of …