Medicines for cold and flu
Learn about over-the-counter medicines that might help relieve cold and flu symptoms and when antiviral medicine may be helpful.
Medications for treating COVID-19
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved several medicines for the use of treating COVID-19 in Australia.
How to treat mild COVID-19 symptoms and who can have oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19
Most adults with a mild case of COVID-19 can treat their symptoms at home and recover in a few days. That is by resting at home, taking pain relief and cough medicines and keeping hydrated. But will that be enough for everyone?
Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Here's how to recognise the symptoms and find the treatment that's best for you.
Encephalitis is a serious brain condition usually caused by a virus. If you or your child may be affected, seek medical attention immediately.
If left untreated, uveitis - or inflammation of the middle layer of your eye, can lead to blindness. Here's how to spot the symptoms of uveitis.
What is the difference between bacterial and viral infections?
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Bell's palsy is a sudden weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles on one side of your face. Find out how to boost your chances of a full recovery.
Sepsis is a serious condition which can lead to septic shock, organ failure and even death if not diagnosed and treated early. Find out more here.
A guide to managing COVID-19 as rules relax
Here’s how you can continue to protect yourself and the community during COVID-19.