The Omicron Variant – How Can We Stop the Spread?

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, first discovered in December 2019. COVID-19 has spread rapidly around the world despite stringent efforts at control via quarantine and border closures. Within months of being first identified, COVID-19 was designated a pandemic in March 2020 by the World Health Organisation (WHO).     SARS-CoV-2 transmission…

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Welcome to Sneeze-tember!

Happy Allergy Season… Or as I like to call it, Sneeze-tember! Sound familiar?    Around 1 out of 5 Australians (children and adults) suffer from allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever.    Symptoms can range from mild to moderate or severe and are increasingly common in those who have asthma (up to 80%). Conversely,…

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Flu Season is Almost Upon Us!

With all the recent media coverage regarding Covid-19 booster vaccination and access to Covid-19 vaccination in the 5 to 11 years age group, it is important not to forget that the 2022 flu season is rapidly approaching.   Fortunately, the incidence of influenza has been relatively low in the last 2 years due to social…

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Here’s the Latest Info on How to Get a Covid-19 Vax in QLD.

To keep yourself and your community as safe and healthy as possible, everyone who can get vaccinated should get vaccinated.   Follow this link to find the latest information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccination in Queensland.   https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccine/book?fbclid=IwAR10DIQzpGMZ48ut72UhJoFA0nlEulwyN6lMY1HlIzWZ1jnYk3LfnBTtACE

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