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Cases of ‘eliminated’ rubella jump in Australia

A spike in cases of the contagious viral illness rubella has been recorded just months after Australia was declared rubella-free. Authorities have already identified 13 cases nationwide in 2019, NSW Health data shows. Seven have been reported in NSW. The ...

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Fears for nurse held by ISIS for 5 years

A New Zealand nurse was abducted by the Islamic State group five years ago and is now missing, the Red Cross has revealed in a plea for help in finding her. But New Zealand's government says she should not have ...

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Is tech improving the care experience?

Technology is increasingly being used in health and aged care settings to combat a number of issues. Infra-red vein finders, nurse-specific smart devices and various monitoring tools are being introduced on wards, Skype and iPads are helping keep families connected ...

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