Cold and flu lasting longer than usual this year

Story Published: 1 Aug 2015

THE common cold that is making the rounds in Gladstone is running us down for longer than usual, according to a Boyne...

Common Cold, Flu, Gp, Health

Flu poses huge risks this winter

Story Published: 9 Apr 2016

IINFLUENZA (flu) is not your common cold, it is a highly contagious viral infection that can spread rapidly from person to...

Flu, Influenza, Risk, Vaccine

Flu vaccine available for the vulnerable

Story Published: 9 Apr 2016

A NEW four-strain flu vaccine, protecting against the nasty Brisbane virus, is being made available for at-risk Australians...

Editors Picks, Flu, Flu Vaccine, Free, Vulnerable

Flu vaccine delays put pregnant and elderly at risk

Story Published: 13 Apr 2015

AN influenza expert says the Federal Government is a month behind its annual program on making this year’s vaccine...

Editors Picks, Flu, Vaccine

Flu cases coming in at more than double expected rate

Story Published: 13 May 2015

WHOOPING cough is not the infectious disease causing most concern on the Sunshine Coast.

Editors Picks, Flu, Influenza, Sickness, Vaccination

Doctor fears global flu pandemic "long overdue"

Story Published: 11 Mar 2015

DOCTORS are preparing for what could be a deadly flu season with a pandemic long overdue.

Doctor, Editors Picks, Flu, Health, Sick

Why you might not be covered against worst flu in 5 years

Story Published: 25 Aug 2015

THE Sunshine Coast is in the grips of its worst flu season in years – and the strain causing havoc is one your general flu...

Editors Picks, Flu, Illness, Influenza, Sick, Vaccination

Another good reason to have sex

Story Published: 23 Jul 2016

Hooray for researchers who say a twice-weekly romp produces more cold and flu antibodies.

Antibodies, Between The Sheets, Cold, Flu, Sex

The new flu vaccine in Australia: is it worth getting?

Story Published: 15 Apr 2016

For the first time, the publicly funded vaccine program will offer the quadrivalent flu vaccine (QIV), which protects...

Flu, General-Seniors-News, Health, Vaccine

New tech could help us beat the flu much sooner

Story Published: 15 Apr 2015

DO you really have the flu, or just a common cold? Scientists are working to come up with a way to better diagnose the...

Cold, Disease, Flu, Science