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Warnings over Whooping Cough

Posted by: 2UE | 18 December, 2012 - 11:39 AM
Warnings over resurgence of Whooping Cough epidemic

Experts are warning adults to keep up their vaccinations against whooping cough, with cases now their highest on record. More than 13,000 people have been affected across New South Wales in the past year.

Medical Association President Dr Steve Hambleton says people might not realise the vaccine wears off. John Stanley speaks with Dr Jeremy McAnulty about preparing for the 2 to 3 year epidemics.

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Toy gun buy-back scheme?

Calls for a toy gun call back scheme?

A Facebook page has been set up by an Adelaide mother to organize a toy gun buy-back scheme. Is it an overreaction? Stuart Bocking looks at boys being boys, and if we can stop children playing with toy guns.

Speeding cyclists & slow pedestrians

Tougher penalties for cyclists breaking road rules?

Speeding cyclists versus slow pedestrians, there are no rules currently that apply to cyclists using footpaths. Luke Bona and Harold Scruby on the dangers pedestrians face and their lack of rights.

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