The World Health Organisation has ranked vaccine hesitancy – growing resistance to widely available lifesaving vaccines – as one of the top 10 health threats in the world for 2019.
A Department of Health memo was sent out in December regarding IV artesunate – first line treatment for severe malaria in both children and adults.
Please note that there is an error in the children's dosing in the recently released NDOH document called “Interim Clinical Guidance for the implementation of injectable-free regimens for rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in adults, adolescents and children”.
A new test, developed at the University of Queensland in Australia, may result in a new – quick and easy – diagnostic test for cancer.
Image: University of Queensland.