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One Nation senator Pauline Hanson told Insiders: ‘You can have a test on your child first’ before vaccinating. AAP/Richard Wainwright

Is there a test your child can take before getting vaccinated, as Pauline Hanson said?

Speaking on the ABC program Insiders, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson suggested there are tests available to see if children will have an adverse reaction to vaccinations. We asked three experts.
HIV plays hide and seek with the body’s immune system to evade detection. But we can learn from its tactics to make a range of vaccines against infectious diseases. from www.shutterstock.com

How HIV’s evasion tactics could help fight the flu

Researchers are learning how HIV hides from the immune system to develop a new generation of vaccines for seemingly unrelated diseases, like the flu.
There’s no evidence to show your baby is at risk if visitors don’t get a whooping cough vaccine. Lily/Flickr

‘No Vax, No Visit’? If mum was vaccinated baby is already protected against whooping cough

Prospective parents, aware of how devastating whooping cough can be, want to leave no stone unturned to protect their baby. But is No Vax, No Visit supported by the best evidence?

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