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Horror Aussie flu strain turns deadly

Queensland’s death toll from the flu stands at 25, with the peak yet to hit. Health authorities have again urged people to get a flu vaccination with the state on track to surpass the 43 deaths recorded in 2018. Queensalders aged in their 20s and 30s are among those who have died this year. Eighteen… Read More »

Venom of DEADLY funnel-web spider could protect stroke victims against brain damage

Venom produced by the deadly Australian funnel-web spider could be used to develop a drug to prevent brain damage after a stroke, scientists claim. The Australian funnel-web spider is one of the most dangerous species in the world. Found in shade and sheltered spots, its venom can kill a human in just 15 minutes, as… Read More »