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Vaccines and immunisation


More than 200 Australian studies into Covid-19 are under way, extending far beyond the search for a vaccine. Almost every Covid-19 research project being led by Australians has been captured in a report published on Saturday, including studies of breastfeeding guidelines for parents with Covid-19, filter systems to remove the virus via air-conditioning systems, monitoring …

Freedom from fear of deadly disease is a luxury by historical standards, enjoyed by most British people. But luxury cultivates complacency. That is one explanation for a decline in the number of children receiving routine vaccinations. NHS data published this week showed a drop in uptake for the first dose of the measles, mumps and …