Experts stress need for infection control in Games Village

ANASTASIIA REKEDA Infection control experts have recommended athletes take precautionary measures to limit the spread of disease in the Athletes’ Village in the final days of the Commonwealth Games following outbreaks of influenza and mumps among … [Read more...]

Athletes take pride in Pride House

ASHLEIGH JANSEN   For the first time at a major Australian sporting event, Pride House, which offers a safe and inclusive area for LGBTIQ+ athletes, volunteers and visitors, has opened its doors at Surfers Paradise. First … [Read more...]

Lack of vaccinations behind Queensland worst flu season

ISABELLE SCHERER Queensland Health has released their annual Statewide Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report. The report showed there were 35,296 Queensland influenza cases in 2017, a 12,000 increase on last year's figures. The data … [Read more...]

Influenza cases skyrocket in South East Queensland

TORI ZEIDLER The number of influenza cases have continued to rise over the last two weeks, the Department of Health suggesting the worst is still to come. Just last week Gold Coast sportsman Liam Enese died from the effects of pneumonia, … [Read more...]