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The Chief Medical Officer joined Minister Hunt for an announcement at the Sir Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute. The CMO and Minister Hunt also gave an update on novel coronavirus in Australia.
The Australian Government is committed to immunisation and to ensuring Australia has the best possible vaccination program underpinned by sound evidence and effective vaccines.
The health effects of short-term exposure to bushfire smoke include irritation of the nose, throat and eyes, coughing, sneezing, and congestion. Learn more about how to reduce your risk of exposure.
Read the transcript of the Professor Brendan Murphy's media conference about the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, Thailand, South Korea and Japan.
Statement from the Chief Medical Officer and State and Territory Chief Health Officers about e-cigarettes and an emerging link between their use and lung disease.
The Australian Government Department of Health has established a National Dust Disease Taskforce to develop a national approach to the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia.
This media release is to reassure the Australian public that access to measles vaccines through the National Immunisation Program is available.