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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Disease killing starfish may spread to NZ
     17 February 2018
    A disease causing starfish to waste away is ravaging the population worldwide and scientists are worried it may spread to New Zealand.
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    Dr Bawa-Garba: Who's to blame when a medical tragedy occurs?
    15 Feb: Doctors say the case of Dr Bawa-Garba reflects systemic failures at the hospital and in the broader healthcare system, and that it could have happened to any one of them.... more
    Survey shows youth smoking at all-time low
    15 Feb: An Action for Smokefree 2025 survey shows the lowest smoking rates amongst young people in New Zealand in nearly 20 years.... more
    Call for third vaccine dose against mumps
    14 Feb: A third dose of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is needed to protect young adults from mumps outbreak, a researcher says.... more
    NZ shares rise as all eyes on Fletcher
    13 Feb: New Zealand shares gained on Tuesday, led by Vital Healthcare Property Trust and A2 Milk, as investors prepared for a potential selloff of Fletcher Building.... more
    Third measles case in Canterbury
    12 Feb: There's a third case of measles in Canterbury, and the latest person to present was in the same place as the first last month.... more
    Optometrist fails boy with brain tumour
    12 Feb: An optometrist has apologised for inadequate care of a six-year-old boy who was found to have a brain tumour.... more
    Review of disability care called for
    9 Feb: The Human Rights Commission is welcoming a court decision on disability care and says a review is needed.... more
    Second case of measles in Christchurch
    9 Feb: An 11-year-old boy is the second person in Christchurch to be confirmed with the measles virus in recent weeks.... more
    Mother wins carer pay battle with ministry
    8 Feb: The mother of a disabled man is ecstatic with the Court of Appeal's decision for a revision of care funding after a long battle with the Ministry of Health.... more

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