Apocalypse? Not yet.

It’s hard to pick the fact from fiction and half-truth in media reports on COVID-19. Social and mass media have combined to create an information overload, and may have difficulty explaining the more extreme predictions they’re making about an epidemic disease whose individual clinical impact and community impact seem grossly out of propotion.  This blog […]

What is botulism?

Notes on botulism for those concerned by recent alert status of infant milk formula from New Zealand: the how, why, where and what of botulism.

Common enteric parasites

Common enteric parasites: the top ten enteric parasites of medical significance recognised in Australian centres