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Infectious diseases past and present.
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World War Two
Sound and vision
Your Health Future
World War One
1918 Spanish Flu
1918 Spanish Flu
Quarantine in New Zealand
Parallels to the Past
Covid 19 NZ
Auckland Hospital and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
How Auckland Hospital coped with influenza cases.
Frontline Pharmacists: Navigating Unprecedented Challenges Amid the Pandemic
The experiences and resilience of a pharmacist during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Service Above Self
How public service stopped a potential smallpox epidemic in its tracks in 1872.
Who knew what poo could do
What can wastewater tell us about the nation's health?
Armistice Day & the Spanish Flu
Celebrations marking the end of WWI heralded the emergence of a new enemy.
Facing the camera
A mother and daughter duo fronted a vaccination campaign to help protect pregnant mums.
Measles – a modern epidemic
Measles is preventable so why are cases on the rise?
Art imitates Covid life
Artist Bryony Matthew, used art to help her adapt to lockdown life in 2021.
Covid-19 v the Spanish Flu
How do Covid-19 and the 1918 Spanish Flu compare?
The tragic tale of Aotearoa's orphans
The Spanish Flu killed many young parents who left children behind them.
Why did so many kiwis die?
Thousands of people died in 1918, but why the young and healthy?
No pandemic plan
How did the absence of a pandemic plan impact Aotearoa's response?
The Spanish Flu in Aotearoa
An overview of the last great pandemic in New Zealand.
The Spanish Flu and its impact in the Far North
1918 Influenza Pandemic in the Far North
Being an outcast – my life as an essential worker
A student's part-time job led her to become an essential worker during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Was MIQ new?
A modern take on a centuries-old strategy in the fight against infectious disease.
The aftermath – lessons learned
The sobering legacy of Spanish Flu in Aotearoa.
It’s cool to be tested
Exceptional student leadership brought unity to an Auckland community struck by Covid-19.
An Aucklander returned to nursing to help vaccinate her island community.
Following the trail of Covid-19. An epidemiologist explains.
Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua
I walk backwards into the future with my eyes fixed on my past