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Readin'? Who Needs It!

The other day, I was reading an article on a science website I frequent. It was about a very (very) rare medical condition called ‘fetus in fetu’ which means, essentially, that a person ends up with an undeveloped, unviable mass of tissue somewhere in their body which may, originally, have been a foetus – perhaps their own twin, absorbed by them in the womb, or perhaps a type of tumour known as a teratoma. 943 more words

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Gold Coast’s cervical cancer immunisation rate among Australia’s worst

Gold Coast Bulletin 14 February 2015

PRIVATE schools and religious beliefs could be contributing to the Gold Coast having one of the worst cervical cancer immunisation rates among students in the country. 46 more words

Clinical Pathology

Measles: A tale of birth cohorts and herd immunity

Source: Practice Nursing, 2014, 25 (12,) pp 611–614

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Date of publication: December 2014

Publication Type: Journal Article

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Promoting vaccination

Source: Practice Nursing, 2015, 26 (1), pp 5–5

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Date of publication: January 2015

Publication Type: Editorial

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Vaccination uptake in pregnant women

Source: Practice Nursing, 2015, 26 (2), pp 84–87

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Date of publication: January 2015

Publication Type: Journal Article

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Next winter’s flu vaccine may not be effective, concedes researcher

Source: The Guardian

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Date of publication: February 2015

Publication Type: News

In a nutshell: Scientists cannot be sure that next year’s flu vaccine will protect people against the strains that will be circulating in the coming winter, because the decision as to which ones to include has to be made within the next few w

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