Influenza Cases Mount In Australia
|07/18/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Australia’s annual influenza season started unusually early in 2019, and already there are more than 144,000 confirmed cases. At least 231 people have died, so far, including some children, although most of the victims were frail, elderly Australians.
This year is likely to be one of Australia’s most severe for influenza, and the government, worried about a vaccine shortage, has ordered 400,000 more doses.
Dr. Chris Zappala, vice president of the Australian Medical Association, hopes the community can cope.
“We’ve had millions and millions of vaccines through the country already, and we hope it’s enough. I think we can put some trust in read more >>>