disease

Ancient disease threat right on our doorstep

premium_icon Ancient disease threat right on our doorstep

Ancient disease of leprosy still a threat in the far north

Grieving parents' plea for funded vaccination

premium_icon Grieving parents' plea for funded vaccination

"I didn’t think anything of it until I saw the rash"

Dirty nappies, sex, spark rise in gastro plaguing residents

premium_icon Dirty nappies, sex, spark rise in gastro plaguing residents

Highly-infectious gastro disease plagues Coast residents

WARNING: Deadly disease cases double in the Wide Bay

premium_icon WARNING: Deadly disease cases double in the Wide Bay

So far this year, 30 people in the region have tested positive.

UN says cholera cases surge in Yemen

UN says cholera cases surge in Yemen

The outbreak has resulted in 705 cholera deaths since January

'A long, cruel battle': Death of dad, husband, drives family

premium_icon 'A long, cruel battle': Death of dad, husband, drives family

Kelly Rowlinson opens up on what inspires her family's MND fight

Institutionalised, incurable, but 'one of the lucky ones'

premium_icon Institutionalised, incurable, but 'one of the lucky ones'

MS sufferer opens up on the invisible battle that's never won

Teenager fighting for life has one wish

premium_icon Teenager fighting for life has one wish

Community rallies around teenager fighting debilitating disease.

Siblings separated by deadly bug

Siblings separated by deadly bug

The deadly bug keeping brother and sister apart

Smelly rubbish disease risk

Smelly rubbish disease risk

Some were infested with maggots or attracted flies or big rats.

Deadly disease outbreak endangering babies

Deadly disease outbreak endangering babies

A new outbreak of whopping cough hits the region

'Deadly' bacteria found in pipes at Southern Downs hospitals

premium_icon 'Deadly' bacteria found in pipes at Southern Downs hospitals

A number of hospitals in our region have tested positive.

Aussies warned of deadly mozzie-borne Bali disease

Aussies warned of deadly mozzie-borne Bali disease

Travellers have been warned about visiting parts of Indonesia

Rubella is offically eradicated from Australia

Rubella is offically eradicated from Australia

The World Health Organisation to announce rubella has been eliminated.

Aussie teen dies from meningococcal

Aussie teen dies from meningococcal

A YOUNG woman has died from meningococcal disease.

Wrinkles linked to higher risk of disease

Wrinkles linked to higher risk of disease

“You can’t see or feel risk factors like high cholesterol"

Dad’s heartache over daughter’s painful illness

Dad’s heartache over daughter’s painful illness

Former NRL star Mark ‘Spudd’ Carroll’s sadness over daughter's illness

Question doctors must ask tradies

Question doctors must ask tradies

“WHAT do you do for a job?”

Man fined $10k for moving and selling white spot prawns

premium_icon Man fined $10k for moving and selling white spot prawns

Magistrates warning to bait suppliers and fishers

What is Silicosis?

An explanation of this lung disease.

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