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Vic child flu death prompts vaccine push

The death of a Victorian child from the flu over the summer season is a reminder for everyone at risk to get immunised, state health authorities say. It’s unclear when and where the child died, but Deputy Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said authorities are not releasing further details to protect the family’s privacy. “I… Read More »

Push for ‘opt-out’ organ donation

Australians may soon be automatically registered as organ donors as part of a proposed change to combat the rise of people buying organs on the black market. The Government is reportedly considering taking an “opt-out” approach to organ donation which would see citizens have to specifically state that they don’t want to be a donor.… Read More »