People who have birds as pets, poultry workers and anyone working in aviaries or pet shops, are most at risk of catching psittacosis By Daily Mail Reporter. Shingles Shingles is caused by the same virus responsible for chickenpox
Campylobacteriosis is a type of gastroenteritis and is more common in children under five years of age and young adults
Careful prescribing of antibiotics will minimise the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria
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Childhood infections Beat the Bite Beat the Bite is a Victorian government health campaign to highlight awareness of the risk of mosquito-borne diseases in Victoria.
Glandular fever Glandular fever is most common among high school and university students, but young children can also become infected by saliva on toys, shared cups, or the hands of carers
Most people recover completely within six months
Prevention of infection while kissing There are a number of things you can do to reduce the risk of passing on, or catching, an infection while kissing.