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  • 15 June 2016
    New Zealand is being affected by an ongoing global shortage of BCG vaccine, which is funded for children under five years of age who are considered at increased risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB). Read more
  • 10 June 2016
    Medsafe has received reports describing possible problems relating to false negative test results and technical faults when using EasyCheck, a pregnancy test kit used by health care professionals including clinicians, DHBs, clinics and community providers.  Read more

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