Topic "Infections" in Vietnamese - total 55 documentsTitle: All COVID-19 vaccine information in your language provided by the Australian Government
Summary: COVID-19 vaccine news and information from the Department of Health for Australians about the development, approval process and plans for COVID-19 vaccines including vaccine providers, priority groups, vaccine distribution, Pfizer and Astra Zeneca vaccines, vaccine side effects, COVID-19 vaccination consent forms and more.
Summary: The document explains what Anthrax is and how the bacterial disease can be treated.
Title: Avian influenza ('bird flu')
Summary: Avian influenza is an infectious disease of birds. Usually the virus circulates in wild bird populations causing no disease or only mild disease. Infection of domestic poultry, such as chickens, can cause severe disease in these birds. There are a number of different strains of avian influenza, only a few of which can cause disease in humans.
Title: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.
Title: Beat the bite - mosquito (poster)
Summary: This translated document outlines measures to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.
Title: Boils and skin infections
Summary: Contents: What is a boil? What is impetigo? How are boils and impetigo treated? How are boils and impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of boils and impetigo?
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission and prevention.
Title: Chickenpox and shingles
Summary: Information about chickenpox, a common viral infection that can reappear later in life as shingles
Title: Ciprofloxacin: an antibiotic for contacts of a person with meningococcal infection
Summary: Information about ciprofloxacin, an antibiotic for close contacts of a person with a meningococcal infection.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - all resources published by the Victorian Department of Health
Summary: Find the latest updated translated COVID-19 information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The information is available in various formats like fact sheets, videos, audio files and promotional materials, Topics include current rules and restrictions, wearing of face masks, worker support payments, how to stay safe, testing, family violence, mental health, vaccination and much more.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Collection of resources about coronavirus from the Australian Department of Health
Summary: Australian Government, Department of Health provides a collection of resources about coronavirus (COVID-19) for the general public, health professionals and industry. The resources include fact sheets, campaign material, guidelines and other publications.
Title: Cosmetic Injectables - understanding the risks (video with subtitles)
Summary: This video shows you the risks of cosmetic procedures.
Title: COVID-19 Coronavirus resources collection by NSW Health
Summary: Various brochures, fact sheets, videos and posters on COVID-19 prevention and regulations in NSW. It also includes information for NSW residential care residents and families.
Title: COVID-19 resources from Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
Summary: Various fact sheets about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) including information on close contact, FAQ, identifying symptoms, residential care services, early childhood centres, social distancing, financial support for individuals and households, financial support for businesses, JobKeeper payment, No evictions laws, travel restrictions, information for temporary visa holders.
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.
Title: Don't take the risk this season: Get the flu vaccine
Summary: Influenza can be a very serious disease. To protect yourself and others from influenza, you should get vaccinated every year.
Title: Facts about hand hygiene
Summary: Hand hygiene means cleaning your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub. Good hand hygiene is the most effective way to stop infections spreading. Many infections, such as the common cold and flu, are caused by spreading germs from person to person. Even when your hands look clean they can still be carrying germs. This is because they are so small that you just can’t see them. This is why when we touch other people or objects we can spread germs without even realising it.
Summary: Gastro is an illness which may cause some or all of the following symptoms: diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headache. Germs which cause gastro get into your body through your mouth and it usually takes several days for symptoms to appear. This time is known as the incubation period. Sometimes symptoms may occur within hours of the germs entering your body but it is usually longer. When people get gastro they often assume that the last meal they ate gave them food poisoning. This is usually not the case.
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.
Title: Hand, foot and mouth disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.
Title: Hepatitis A by the Department of Health Victoria
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.
Title: Hepatitis B: inflammation of the liver
Summary: Hepatitis means 'inflammation of the liver'. Hepatitis B (also referred to as hep B) is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and is a viral infection that can lead to serious illness or death.
Title: How to reduce the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19)
Summary: Information on how to reduce the risk of coronavirus COVID-19 transmission produced by Polaron.
Title: Hygiene and infection control
Summary: Information on immunisation, exclusion of sick children and hand washing.
Title: Legionnaires disease
Summary: A guide to Legionnaire's disease, including causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment.
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Summary: A guide to preventing listeria infection or listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on mastitis, the inflammation of the breast, which may lead to infection. It includes information on common causes, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Measles - community fact sheet
Summary: Measles is a very infectious viral illness. People can get unwell with measles 7 to 18 days after contact with a person sick with measles.
Title: Measles - information for contacts
Summary: Information for 'contacts' of people with measles - meaning those who've shared the same air as someone with measles. Includes information about symptoms and treatment to prevent the disease.
Title: Measles (NSW Health)
Summary: Fact sheet about measles, including information about how the infection is spread, symptoms, treatment and immunisation.
Title: Measles is about (poster)
Summary: Health facility posters provide information about measles signs and symptoms and prompt the general public to inform health care workers to ensure measles cases are quickly identified.
Summary: The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a lining called the meninges. Infection or inflammation of the meninges is called meningitis. There is normally a fluid between the meninges and the brain or spinal cord called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). In meningitis, the CSF becomes infected.
Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Murray Valley encephalitis
Summary: A guide to Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE), a serious mosquito borne disease, usually occurring in remote north western Australia.
Title: NDIS response to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Helping our participants stay safe and well
Summary: Information on the Coronavirus for participants of the NDIA.
Title: Pandemic influenza - your questions answered
Summary: Pandemic influenza is a human disease caused by a completely new influenza virus. The virus is different to the seasonal influenza virus that normally affects humans, and may cause infection in many people because almost no one will be immune to it.
Title: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.
Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.
Title: Protect yourself and your family - cover your cough and sneeze (poster)
Summary: Poster produced by the Department of Health Victoria outlining why and how you should cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, to prevent transmitting infectious diseases such as coronavirus and influenza.
Title: Protect yourself and your family - wash your hands regularly (poster)
Summary: Poster by the Department of Health Victoria outlining why and how you should wash your hands. One of the main reasons is to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, such as coronavirus and influenza.
Summary: Information about psittacosis, an uncommon disease that can be passed to humans by birds. Includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Rabies and Bat Lyssavirus infection
Summary: A guide to rabies and bay lyssavirus infection, serious diseases transmitted by bites and scratches from infected animals. Includes information on prevention.
Title: Ross River fever
Summary: A guide to Ross River fever, a disease spread by mosquitoes which causes flu-like symptoms.
Summary: Rubella (also known as German measles) is caused by infection with a virus. Infection is usually mild, but can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Immunisation is recommended and provided free for all children at 12 months and 18 months of age.
Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of needle and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.
Title: Salmonellosis guide
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, resulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps; which includes information on prevention and treatment.
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.
Title: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.
Title: Tuberculosis - information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.
Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.
Summary: Fact sheet about typhoid, a disease caused by infection with bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. In Australia, most typhoid infections are acquired overseas and occur after eating contaminated food or water in countries where typhoid is common. Includes information on how the disease is spread, its prevention and treatment.
Title: What is Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)?
Summary: A guide to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), a bacteria which can cause infections that most antibiotics cannot kill. Includes information on prevention and treatment.
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