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Back to school virus prevention checklist

The return of Queensland children back to school today heralds that life is gearing back up to (somewhat) normal again. Along with this lunchbox fiasco is the timely reminder that winter and the usual colds and sniffles will be about. As children are not required to uphold social distancing measures within the classroom, it is…

What your GP wants you to do this Flu season with Coronavirus around.

The spread of COVID-19 virus has undoubtedly caused much alarm and widespread fear especially since it has spread beyond just returned travellers. But while many Aussies are lost on the true focus of health prevention and are stockpiling toilet paper, your local family Doctor has a much graver message you need to take on board….

2020 isn’t just about Coronavirus

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2019 Wrap Up: Flu Summary & Thanks

Breaking in the new year as we start to re-enter work routines and new year’s health resolutions, it’s a chance to reflect upon 2019 and how influenza played its part in our wellness (or not). Thank you! A timely thank you to our loyal clients who have rolled up their sleeves in the name of…

How is the flu shot made?

  It’s been an unseasonally ‘flu-ish’ year with Freddy Flu making his mark well through the Summer months. With no respite, we have another flu season on the horizon and some may be interested to learn about what goes into making the flu shot each year, and is it different each year? Do we really…

Is the flu shot even effective?

Aside from the usual controversy around vaccinations in general, some pro-vaccinators still wonder about the effectiveness of the flu shot itself. Does it really work? And how well does it work? Fueling this concern has been the results of a recent meta-review in Cochrane Library (aka a report that took a large amount of similar…

Are your children’s childcare staff part of the herd or not?

Parents often make every effort to keep up the best preventative health measures with their children through vaccination, but sometimes all this can still be in vain if the holistic concept of herd immunity is not upheld in their child’s little world. What is more concerning is when the child’s little world involves very important…

Hot Flashes & Fevers: Mild Season is Warming Up

Consider this your laypersons breakdown on the current Flu Season Stats: Hot to Press 2018. The Brisbane Ekka Show has happened and we are now in the midst of peak Flu season. Large crowds, in Winter particularly, are always a cesspit of viral interaction. It’s like a virus conference (only they get free entry!) where…

The flu shot doesn’t work

OXYMORON right? Of course you’ll never know if it worked! -That’s the point!! A stellar flu shot gets you through winter without being unwell with the flu. Would you have got sick anyway without the shot? What’s so bad about the flu anyway? Last year over 1100 Australians died from the Flu. Imagine the outrage…

A spoonful of sugar about the flu

Mary Poppins makes it sound so simple. “Just take this and everything will be alright.” How it would be lovely to be so trusting nowadays?! Alas, the age is upon us of home googling and self-truth-seeking. But, if you’re up for something simple (& you trust me), then read on to learn a few funky…