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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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School exclusion for health reasons

Children with certain infectious diseases must stay away from school or childcare. Find out how exclusions work and when you can send your child back to school.

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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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Malaria

Malaria is a disease spread by the bite of infected mosquito's that causes an infection of the red blood cells. Find out more about symptoms and prevention.

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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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Q fever

Q fever is an infection that is spread to people from an animal or their infected surroundings. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of Q fever.

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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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