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The PSA has again called for a national approach to pharmacist vaccination, following the release of a study which looked at people with waning immunity who contracted measles The study, …

Research into measles cases in Victoria has shown some people who were hospitalised with the disease had been vaccinated at least once in the past, but their immunity had waned …

A Priceline Pharmacy is among a number of locations visited by a person who may have been able to transmit measles, as Victoria Health issues another warning about the disease …

AHPRA has reminded health practitioners about their responsibility to support public health programs like vaccination, as measles and flu cases rise The regulators spoke out on Wednesday in order to …

With another new case of measles identified in NSW and Queensland, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced an awareness campaign about the disease and its vaccine The campaign follows the …

A measles outbreak in NSW – where pharmacists have just been granted the ability to administer the MMR vaccine – has prompted health stakeholders to alert consumers Last week, residents …

The AMA has issued a reminder of MMR safety in Australia following the deaths of two infants in Samoa shortly after vaccination Samoan health officials have reportedly recalled the MMR …

Three pharmacies are listed among locations visited this month by a number of people with confirmed cases of measles On Wednesday 7 March, a man travelling on flight D7214 from …

Childhood immunisation rates are higher than ever – but it’s no cause for complacency New data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found that nationally, more …

The Victorian Government is urging health professionals to consider measles in patients with rash, following the confirmation of one case Victoria’s Health Department has confirmed one case of measles in …

With so much focus on encouraging parents to vaccinate their children, senior Australians have been neglected when it comes to immunisation, say experts. But pharmacists can have a significant role …

The North West Melbourne Primary Health Network has announced that its Vaccination Café will be back this year, offering free coffee, flu vaccines and whooping cough boosters; meanwhile, the RACGP …