MJA InSight
MJA Careers
Professor Malcolm Hopwood is President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He talks about the stigma attached to mental health treatments, screening for depression, mental health issues in the LGBTI community and more. Also available as a video.

Professor Allen Cheng, Director of the Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology unit at Alfred Health, and Dr James Trauer, senior lecturer in respiratory diseases as Monash University, discuss their editorial on multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.

Dr Alex Tai, an infectious diseases registrar at University Hospital, Geelong, talks about his coauthored short report in this issue on dengue fever in the returning traveller. Also available as a video.

Dr Jason Trubiano, an infectious diseases consultant at Austin Health, discusses his coauthored research in this issue on antibiotic allergy labels. Also available as a video.


Zika preparedness in Australia cover image
Our comprehensive national response encompasses prevention and surveillance, as well as monitoring and controlling Aedes aegypti in Australia
The ASID test cover image
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases view on infectious diseases challenges in 2016 and beyond
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Australia and our region cover image
MDR-TB threatens TB control programs in Australia’s region and will not diminish without concerted efforts
Local transmission of hepatitis E virus in Australia: implications for clinicians and public health cover image
Outbreak indicates that HEV should be considered in cases of acute hepatitis, irrespective of the patient’s travel history

Putative allergies are common in older patients, but a significant proportion involve non-genuine allergies or low risk responses
HEV should be considered in patients presenting with a compatible illness, even without a history of overseas travel
An estimated 3.3% of 1–6-year-old children are affected by registered or unregistered vaccination objection
A range of risks are associated with these infections, each of which requires a different prevention strategy

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: considerations for strengthening Australia’s international health emergency res cover image
It is time for a common vision and strategy for deploying Australian expertise to international public health emergencies
Case reports

Carbapenemase-producing <em>Klebsiella pneumoniae</em>: a major clinical challenge cover image
New strategies, and new antibiotics, are required to meet the challenge
Clinical focus

Summary of a consensus statement prepared by an expert panel on hepatitis C management with new direct-acting antiviral therapies
Short reports

Shigellosis: high rates of antibiotic resistance necessitate new treatment recommendations cover image
Time to review the treatment guidelines in light of changing resistance patterns
Immunisation for medical researchers: an ethical and practical imperative cover image
Researchers should maintain immunisation currency to prevent disease transmission to study participants
Dengue fever in travellers: are we missing warning signs of severe dengue in a non-endemic setting? cover image
We need to know more about how warning signs in those with dengue fever can predict severe disease
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