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Ibilex

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. IBILEX contains the active ingredient cefalexin monohydrate CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Ibilex. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

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Alphamox

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ALPHAMOX amoxicillin (as trihydrate) CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ALPHAMOX. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. […]

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Terry White Chemists Clindamycin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS CLINDAMYCIN CAPSULES Contains the active ingredient Clindamycin hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place […]

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This Is the Most Common Way the Flu Spreads

Ever since COVID-19 emerged in December 2019, we've all learned a lot more about how viruses are spread than we used to know—namely that social distancing and mask-wearing offer loads of protection against respiratory viruses. The biggest reason for that is the presence of infected respiratory droplets emitted from those infected with a virus, usually […]

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Is a ‘twindemic’ of COVID-19 and flu coming this fall?

(HealthDay)—Fall is approaching, and so is the possibility of what public health officials are calling a “twindemic”—overlapping epidemics of both COVID-19 and influenza. A bad flu season coupled with continued COVID-19 outbreaks could increase people’s risk of fatal illness and overwhelm hospital capacity in communities already scrambling to treat coronavirus patients, experts say. “I think […]

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Expert compares 1918 flu, COVID-19

Olga Jonas, senior fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute, is an expert in managing the risks of pandemics. During her 33-year stint as an economist at the World Bank, one of her responsibilities was to coordinate the bank’s contribution to the global efforts in 2006‒12 to reduce the avian and pandemic influenza threats. In […]