Most people recover from flu in under a week but for some it will kill and this year is shaping up to be bad. Ian Barr explains how to protect yourself
Former boxer Anthony Mundine is under fire over a series of anti-vaccination tweets, with Paralympian Kurt Fearnley labelling him a "peanut" for "promoting fear".
Three times as many Australians have been diagnosed with influenza in the first three months of 2019, compared to previous years. Public health experts are urging people to protect themselves with vaccinations.
Australians are being urged to check their immunisation history as the number of measles cases in the country climbs towards a five-year high.
GoFundMe follows Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Amazon as it announces a ban on anti-vaxxer campaigns that spread "health claims that have not been approved or verified" by regulatory bodies.
You might have already contracted the dreaded lurgy this winter, but for Australia, the data shows that the flu season is just getting started.
Professor of Public Health at Bond University, Chris Del Mar, has called into question the effectiveness of the flu vaccine, saying that it only makes a tiny difference. RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
One flu clinic had to cancel over 100 next-day appointments and another doctor was blindsided as ACT Health officials walked into the back room of his practice and removed vaccines from his fridge.