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What is a pandemic?

A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) or a new influenza virus. Here's what you need to know, including how epidemics are different.

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How to get help with mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you’re concerned about your mental health because of the COVID-19 crisis, here are some of the tips, services and resources available to help you.

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COVID-19 and mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our mental health and wellbeing. Here's how you can look after your yourself and mental health support services available to help.

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Influenza A

Influenza A is a highly contagious respiratory illness. It’s not usually dangerous if you are healthy. Learn about the symptoms and how to treat it.

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3 other ways COVID-19 affects Australians’ health — and what to do about it

COVID-19 can impact wellbeing in surprising ways, from affecting mental health to increasing hand-sanitiser poisoning. Find out how.

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Throat diseases

Links to artciles about throat diseases.

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Mental health: where to get help

Learn how to navigate the Australian mental health system and its helpful services – and find out about any potential costs.

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A guide to managing COVID-19 as rules relax

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Paying for mental health services

Mental health costs vary depending on where you are and what service you are provided. Learn more about the services and what the costs might be.

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A guide to hay fever

Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, can be triggered by dust, grass and pollen. Learn about antihistamine medicines and other ways to manage symptoms, plus find out when an allergy test might be a good idea.

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