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Differences between bacterial and viral infection

Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.

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HIV infection and AIDS symptoms

HIV has a range of symptoms that can be difficult to tell apart from other viral infections. Learn more about the symptoms you should watch out for.

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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of glands at the back of the throat. It can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Learn more about tonsillitis.

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What causes pneumonia?

Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung. Most infections are due either to bacteria or viruses.

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Viral haemorrhagic fevers

Trusted information from leading Australian health organisations about viral haemorrhagic fevers, including links to content on Ebola virus disease.

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Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection. Trusted information on mumps including what it is, symptoms, causes, prevention, what to do, plus links to trusted resources.

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Murray Valley encephalitis

Murray Valley encephalitis is a rare illness caused by a virus, and a person can become infected if bitten by a mosquito that is carrying the virus.

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Ebola virus diagnosis and treatments

Trusted information about Ebola virus diagnosis and treatments, as well as what to do if you have been in West Africa.

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Ebola virus symptoms

Trusted information about the Ebola virus symptoms and who's at risk of getting Ebola.

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Ebola virus

Trusted information and links to resources concerning the Ebola virus, including what it is, how it's spread and who's at risk, common symptoms, and treatment options.

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Pneumonia symptoms

The most common symptoms of pneumonia are cough, fevers, sweating and shivering, difficulty breathing, feeling generally tired and unwell, loss of appetite.

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