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A Sneak Peak At Great Immunisation Rates For 2 Year Olds Particularly Among Maori

A Sneak Peak At Great Immunisation Rates For 2 Year Olds Particularly Among Maori

Two Waikato primary health organisations worked tirelessly to immunise eligible two-year-olds and their 100 per cent strike rate helped the Waikato District Health Board achieve its immunisation health target and get an "outstanding" mark from the Health Ministry.

Canterbury Activates 2010 Flu Strategy

The Canterbury health system is activating its 2010 influenza strategy following a rapid rise in the number of cases of Pandemic Influenza H1N1 (swine flu) in Canterbury in the last three weeks.

Swine Flu Still Here

Swine Flu Still Here

Dr Cheryl Brunton, West Coast Medical Officer of Health reports that Swine H1N1 Influenza has now been detected on the West Coast.

Swine Flu Still Here

Swine Flu Still Here

The Ministry of Health is reminding people that New Zealand is still seeing a significant level of pandemic influenza even though the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the world is now in the post-pandemic phase, Deputy Director of Public Health Darren Hunt said today.

Call Your Local Medical Centre Early If You Have The Flu - West Coast Doctors

Call Your Local Medical Centre Early If You Have The Flu - West Coast Doctors

Although Swine H1N1 Influenza is not yet present in West Coast communities, local doctors are urging people who think they may have the flu to call their general practice or rural nurse clinic promptly, so that antiviral medicines can be prescribed if necessary.

Last-Chance Jabs Advised As New Wave Of Flu Hits

Last-Chance Jabs Advised As New  Wave Of Flu Hits

Wellington, Aug 4 NZPA - Health officials are urging people to get a "last minute jab" in a bid to avoid this year's wave of pandemic influenza hitting New Zealand.

Flu Prevention: Vaccinate And Wash Hands

Flu Prevention: Vaccinate And Wash Hands

With the influenza season now here the Ministry of Health is recommending last minute vaccination and reminding New Zealanders about the importance of basic hygiene, like regular handwashing.

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 197

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 197

Increasing influenza activity Influenza activity is beginning to increase significantly. In some areas, particularly in most of the top half of the North Island there is a marked increase in influenza-like illness and other respiratory illness.

Stop Influenza In Its Tracks

Stop Influenza In Its Tracks

There have been 10 cases of influenza A H1N1 notified to Waikato District Health Board's Population Health service in the past fortnight.

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 194

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 194

The number of people seeing their GP with influenza-like illness is gradually increasing, however, numbers are still below last year's levels and are about the same rate as we saw in 2008.