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Polio

What is Polio? Polio is a highly contagious disease that mainly infects children aged under five. Many kids who catch the polio virus come down with a flu-like illness with ...

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Teddy Bear Picnic

Back in October the Alliance had the pleasure of attending the City of Cockburn’s Teddy Bear Picnic, an event which has replaced the previous Hello Baby festival at which we ...

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Puppet project update

The Puppet Project is an interactive, educational resource used to introduce the concept of vaccination to children. It has been a labour of love for Immunisation Alliance member Sharon Swaney ...

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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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