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Busy hospitals fear flu influx

Monday, 7 July 2014, 10:35 am | National Influenza Specialist Group

Busy hospitals say a rise in serious influenza cases is the last thing they need this winter. “Our hospitals are already coping with a rise in patient numbers as winter hits. One thing that would really help ease the pressure is for those people ... More >>

Young people may be at greater risk from flu virus this year

Monday, 12 May 2014, 12:03 pm | National Influenza Specialist Group

Younger flu victims aged 18-64 years may be at greater risk from this year’s flu virus, warn health experts at the National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG). Sixty percent of those hospitalised for influenza in the recent US winter were in this ... More >>

Don’t let flu spoil your Easter holidays

Monday, 14 April 2014, 10:01 am | National Influenza Specialist Group

Don’t let flu spoil your Easter holidays Health experts at the National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) [1] say Kiwis should make sure they get an influenza vaccination before they head off for the school holidays. Clusters of influenza cases have been ... More >>

Flu not just a winter disease

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 1:08 pm | National Influenza Specialist Group

Health experts are urging New Zealanders to get immunised against influenza as soon as possible to get protected, with recent cases of the disease showing that influenza isn’t only a winter illness. More >>

Last chance for free flu immunisation

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 12:36 pm | National Influenza Specialist Group

Kiwis eligible for free flu immunisation have less than 21 days left to be vaccinated before the Government-subsidised campaign ends this year on July 31. The National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) says that, so far, close to a million New Zealanders ... More >>

Flu Shots Race Towards Million Mark

Tuesday, 29 May 2012, 2:16 pm | National Influenza Specialist Group

New Zealanders are taking up flu vaccination in droves this year. The number of doses distributed so far this year in New Zealand has just passed the 910,000 mark. More >>

Flu Shot Benefits Mum And Baby

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 10:13 am | National Influenza Specialist Group

The safety of flu vaccination during pregnancy is well established and should be routine, according to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. More >>

World watches as NZ starts flu immunisation campaign

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 1:38 pm | National Influenza Specialist Group

New Zealand’s national free influenza immunisation campaign was officially launched in Wellington today by the National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) 1. More >>

 

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