THE immunisation program that protects girls against the virus linked to cervical cancer should immediately be extended to boys to prevent other cancers, a leading epidemiologist says.
EQUINE influenza had a dramatic effect on the horse industry throughout Australia, with Scone as the horse capital of Australia being affected by quarantine and immunisation procedures and paperwork.
THE Hunter Urban Division of General Practice has the third-highest immunisation rate in NSW, with 93 per cent of children receiving all their vaccinations.
IMMUNISATION against infection is one of the greatest advances achieved in modern medicine.
IMMUNISATION rates in the Hunter are now ranked third in the state, with more than 92 per cent of children under the age of seven receiving all their shots.