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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is an infectious and notifiable bacterial disease which typically results in acute illness involving the upper respiratory tract. When a person has contracted the disease, it is infectious for ...

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Meningococcal disease: The facts

Meningococcal Meningococcal disease featured heavily in our newsprint and other media types throughout 2017; a result of the potentially tragic impact that it can have on both children and adults ...

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Meeting and presentation night

You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Immunisation Alliance of WA, to be held at CiH at Cockburn. This research-based meeting will showcase and report on some ...

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Immunisation Position Statement

The Australian College of Midwives have drafted an Immunisation Position Statement which is open to both individuals and organisations for public comment until 20 October 2017. If you would like ...

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Herd immunity

Vaccinating yourself and your children not only benefits you as individuals but it has a significant impact on the whole community. We rely on herd immunity to protect people who ...

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Developing our puppet show

The IAWA team had a very exciting day in the recording studio putting together audio for a puppet show we are developing. We had the pleasure of working with some ...

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Tetanus: another reason to vaccinate

In March this year a 7 year old girl in NSW contracted tetanus. The full story can be found at http://www.abc.net.au/…/tetanus-girl-not-vaccinated…/8362722. This is unacceptable, considering tetanus is easily prevented by ...

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