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Qld Health warns about measles danger

Queenslanders have been warned about the dangers of measles and overseas travel after more than half of the 12 cases already diagnosed this year were linked to overseas trips. Health officials say people born after 1965 – especially those planning overseas travel – should have two doses of the measles vaccine to ensure they’re fully… Read More »

Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »