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

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

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

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

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

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

Flu cases 50% higher than last year

Story Published: 8 Jul 2015

THE number of people struck down with the flu across the nation is up more than 50% on this time last year.

Editors Picks, Flu, Health, Sickness

They said it was flu: Sonny almost lost to rare sickness

Story Published: 24 Jul 2015

MEDICAL experts thought it was “just the flu”, but little Sonny Clements ended up unable to walk and his parents being told...

Children, Editors Picks, Flu, Sickness

New influenza vaccine for 2016 will cover four flu strains

Story Published: 6 Nov 2015

VULNERABLE Australians will get free access to even stronger protections against the flu in 2016 following another record...

Flu, Health Minister, Sussan Ley, Vaccine

Surprise flu strain not part of this year's vaccination

Story Published: 1 Sep 2015

REGIONAL Queenslanders are among the 18,500 people who have reached for tissues this year after a flu strain surprised...

Cold, Editors Picks, Flu, Health, Sick, Vaccination

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