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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Funding for rheumatic fever vaccine

Australia and New Zealand will channel $3 million into finding a potential vaccine for rheumatic fever.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced the trans- Tasman initiative today during their annual talks.

The two governments will contribute equal shares of $3m in funding over the next two years to identify a potential vaccine for the disease – read more