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Here’s why the 2017 flu season was so bad

Here’s why the 2017 flu season was so bad

Vaccines for the flu offer mediocre coverage compared with those for other diseases. PLRANG ART/Sutterstock Australia has recorded 221,853 flu infections so far in 2017, more than any other year. As the flu season comes to an end, we’re beginning to understand why it...
UK election 2017: The impact on Asian business

UK election 2017: The impact on Asian business

UK election 2017: The impact on Asian business By Leisha Chi BBC Business reporter 9 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Uncertainty hangs over the UK after Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election...
World in focus – best photos for May 16, 2017

World in focus – best photos for May 16, 2017

Australian model Imogen Anthony, centre, sits in the front row during the St George Nextgen show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney. David Moir / EPA A Palestinian girl peers from the door of her home as mourners gather for the funeral of a fisherman in Gaza...
VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the 2017 budget

VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the 2017 budget

AAP/Lukas Coch The University of Canberra’s vice-chancellor and president, Deep Saini, and professorial fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics – including the 2017 federal budget, Scott Morrison’s budget speech, how the tax on the big banks will affect...
World in focus – best photos for May 11, 2017

World in focus – best photos for May 11, 2017

A pigeon sits on the shoulder of a man smokinf a cigarette in Sydney. Jason Reed / Reuters A worker arranges the seating placements ahead of the Bafta Television awards in London, England. Tim P Whitby / Getty Images Streaks of light from pilgrim’s candles around the...
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