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  1. Video for “Clean your boots” - Northland Rugby team joins kauri dieback campaign
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    “Clean your boots”- Northland Rugby team joins kauri dieback campaign

    Northland Rugby has joined the fight against kauri dieback disease.  The message is simple - “Clean your boots”.

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    Measles warning for passengers aboard Air NZ flights

    A measles caution was issued to passengers aboard flights between Auckland and Palmerston North last week.

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    Measles update- 20 cases confirmed

    Twenty cases of measles have been confirmed in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) has also confirmed that the youngest baby affected is 17 weeks old, while the oldest person affected is 54 years old.

  4. Video for Measles count up, vaccine stocks low
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    Measles count up, vaccine stocks low

    There are now 16 confirmed cases of measles in the Canterbury region.  The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) say the latest case confirmed today is a male in his 40s.

  5. Video for Samoa influenza 100 years on
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    Samoa influenza 100 years on

    The influenza epidemic killed over 22% of Samoa population in 1918 a disease that was introduced to Samoa by sick passenger’s onboard the Talune ship from New Zealand.

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    Vaccines to be sent to Northland for meningococcal outbreak

    Today the Prime Minister and Minister of Health announced a community meningococcal W vaccination programme to combat the community outbreak in Northland.

  7. Video for Popular eczema doctor receives hefty fine
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    Popular eczema doctor receives hefty fine

    Dr Joseph Williams, commonly known to his patients as Dr Eczema, has come under scrutiny and been fined by the Medical Council of New Zealand after complaints from two dermatologists about twelve patients he treated. 

  8. Video for North Shore tracks to close to stem kauri dieback
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    North Shore tracks to close to stem kauri dieback

    The Auckland Council will close a number of walking tracks in Kaipātiki on the North Shore to protect against the further spread of kauri dieback disease.

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    Experts ramp up efforts to eliminate tuberculosis in NZ

    Tuberculosis, once considered a disease of the past, is on the increase in New Zealand according to experts.  Today they gathered in Wellington to discuss solutions to eliminate the disease as part of a global plan by the World Health Organisation to eliminate the disease by 2035.  How prepared is the country to be part of that plan?

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    Funding of $250k to study Māori with tuberculosis

    University of Otago researcher Professor Philip Hill has been awarded $250,000 to study the top infectious disease killer in the world among Māori.

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