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An ill child lies in a hospital bed attached to a medical device

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations, a new UNSW study reveals.

A young girl sees a doctor with her mother

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

Boy using asthma puffer with spacer

Children aged 5 or under shouldn’t be prescribed combination asthma controllers at all, according to the national asthma guidelines – but reality looks different, a UNSW study has shown.