GPs urge jabs as winter lurgies return with a vengeance

By Rachael Ward
Updated July 9 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:31am
Winter lurgies are back with a vengeance and doctors are concerned about an "explosion" of illness. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)
Winter lurgies are back with a vengeance and doctors are concerned about an "explosion" of illness. (Lukas Coch/AAP PHOTOS)

Cases of whooping cough, the flu and gastro have surged, with the spike in illness hitting children hard and adding "unprecedented" pressure on some hospitals.

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