Researchers from the University of Queensland say they have met a key milestone in response to fighting the deadly...

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22nd Feb. 2020 12:02 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced $2 million in funding for Australian researchers to develop a vaccine for...

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18th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

University of Queensland researchers have been given the mission of creating a jab for coronavirus in under six months.

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30th Jan. 2020 5:01 AM

Australian scientists have managed to replicate the coronavirus in a laboratory in a breakthrough that will speed up...

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29th Jan. 2020 7:01 AM

A new vaccine developed to treat and help prevent dementia could be on the market within five years as the researchers...

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31st Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

The first trial of a vaccine to protect people who have potentially fatal peanut allergies has been a success in its first...

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06th Dec. 2019 9:12 PM

It’s considered the holy grail of public health, and Cairns scientists are one step closer to developing it.

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15th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

FOR the first time, an experimental vaccine prevents infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly...

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24th Sept. 2019 7:09 AM

With more than 83 killed by a deadly influenza this year in Queensland alone, pharmacists warn Ekka-goers won't be safe...

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08th Aug. 2019 2:08 PM

The death toll from the flu is just the “tip of the iceberg” as a public health expert cautions against alarm due to...

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15th July 2019 10:07 AM

Doctor reiterates vaccine message as whole families come down with killer flu

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14th July 2019 5:07 PM

The flu has mutated into a monster strain, making it potentially the worst ever flu season on record. Now, scientists fear...

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06th July 2019 6:07 PM

A breakthrough, turbocharged flu vaccine has been developed by Australian scientists – but won’t be available to...

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02nd July 2019 5:07 AM

Anti-viral drug Tamiflu is being rushed to Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services in a bid to stop the spread of a...

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22nd June 2019 12:06 AM

The nightmare early flu ­season has already killed 37 people in NSW this year — ­almost the entire number of deaths for the...

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25th May 2019 6:05 AM

Authorities have made an urgent call on the flu vaccine after 26 people, including three children, have died in Victoria...

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22nd May 2019 10:05 AM

Ground-breaking research towards a vaccine will give the horse racing industry a weapon in its arsenal against Ross River...

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04th April 2019 5:04 AM

Experts fear we are on the cusp of another super flu season after a record-breaking 25,000 Australians were hit by the...

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07th March 2019 7:03 AM

North Burnett nurses have been praised for reaching well above the state benchmark with immunisation rates.

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05th March 2019 1:03 PM

Instances of some vaccine-preventable diseases have risen sharply on the Sunshine Coast, with cases of one potentially...

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03rd Jan. 2019 12:01 PM

A vaccine to block a parasite from infecting people with one of the deadliest diseases in the world is to be developed in...

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18th Dec. 2018 8:12 AM

Melbourne researchers have helped uncover the “key” used by the world’s most deadly malaria parasite to infect human blood...

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13th Dec. 2018 5:12 AM

HEALTH experts are urging Territorians to take advantage of the NT’s new expanded meningococcal vaccine program.

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25th Nov. 2018 1:11 PM

A WORLD-FIRST coeliac disease vaccine is being tested which aims to end the need for gluten-free diets.

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31st Oct. 2018 8:10 AM

AN Australian -designed vaccine aiming to end the need for gluten-free diets for coeliac disease is about to be tested.

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31st Oct. 2018 4:10 AM