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Why we need better data on flu vaccines in children

Why we need better data on flu vaccines in children

This year, adverse reactions occurred frequently in young children receiving the seasonal flu vaccine, which now contains a swine flu component, writes Professor Peter Collignon, an infectious diseases physician at the ANU.

The science of a sneeze

The science of a sneeze

Scientists who study the ways we cough and sneeze shed light on how viruses like swine flu are spread.

Swine flu v. seasonal flu: something for everyone

Swine flu v. seasonal flu: something for everyone

Swin flu gets all the headlines, but is there other flu out there too? And how bad is it? Margaret Paul reports.

George Pell and racing — the argument gets nasty

George Pell and racing — the argument gets nasty

Relations between the Catholic Church (and George Pell in particular) and the Sydney racing community have been in freefall for months, but yesterday they sunk to a new low, writes Jeff Wall.