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Infectious diseases

There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.

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Glandular fever symptoms

Glandular fever (also called the ‘kissing disease’) is an infectious disease which is common in teenagers and young adults. Find out more about the symptoms of glandular fever.

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Glandular fever treatments

Glandular fever (also called the ‘kissing disease’) is an infectious disease which is common in teenagers and young adults. Learn more about the treatments for glandular fever.

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Glandular fever prevention

Glandular fever (also called the ‘kissing disease’) is an infectious disease which is common in teenagers and young adults. Find out more about how to prevent glandular fever.

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Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection caused by a virus. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Invasive staph infections

Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.

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Measles

Measles is highly infectious and can lead to serious complications. Here's important information about vaccination, symptoms and treatments.

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Notification of illness and disease

‘Notifiable’ diseases are ones where government health authorities must be notified about occurrences. Learn why this is important and about the information.

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Vaccine preventable diseases

Links to trusted information and resources about vaccine preventable diseases and immunisation programs.

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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a rare infectious bacterial disease that usually affects the nose and throat. Learn more about its vaccination, symptoms and how it spreads.

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Fifth disease (Slapped cheek disease)

Trusted information on fifth disease (also known as slapped cheek disease) including what it is, causes, symptoms, prevention, plus links to trusted resources.

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