Meningococcal disease is a serious infection that can develop very quickly – find out about the symptoms and when to get medical attention.
Free meningococcal vaccine to help protect Australian teenagers
More than 1 million teenagers will get a free meningococcal vaccine over the next 4 years, once it's added to the National Immunisation Schedule in April 2019.
Meningitis can be a life-threatening illness requiring urgent medical treatment. Learn more about meningitis, including the common symptoms.
Contact tracing is a method used to slow the spread of infections by identifying people who have been in contact with an infected person.
Find out why vaccinations are important before you travel overseas, and learn about the vaccines you need to consider, their side effects and safety.
Bacterial infections can affect many parts of your body. Find out about bacterial infections, how they are treated and how to stop them spreading.
Australia relies on the generosity of donors who volunteer their time and blood. Learn more about the blood donation process and how to donate.