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School exclusion periods

If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at day-care or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.

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Treatment and prevention of rubella

There is no specific treatment for the rubella infection. Rubella is a vaccine preventable disease. Read more about treatment and prevention of rubella.

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Meningococcal infections

Trusted information about meningococcal infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on meningococcal vaccines.

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Mumps symptoms

Symptoms of mumps usually develop 14 to 25 days after a person is infected. Find out more about common symptoms.

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Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection, most common in children between 5 and 15 years. These days it’s rare thanks to effective immunisation.

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Whooping cough causes and diagnosis

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection passed on through close personal contact, sneezing and coughing. Find out more about its diagnosis.

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Whooping cough treatments

Whooping cough (also known as 'pertussis') is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways. Learn more about treatment options available.

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Mumps treatments

Treatment for mumps is focused on relieving symptoms. Find out more about treatment options and self-care techniques, plus links to trusted resources.

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Whooping cough

Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial infection and is most serious in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms and protect infants.

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Mumps prevention

Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. Immunisation is normally effective in preventing mumps. Find out more about mumps prevention.

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