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Department finds most of those at risk of measles
The West Australian Health Department says it was not able to contact a handful of people who were in Royal Perth Hospital's emergency department last week with a woman who tested positive to measles.

Chain-smoking toddler cuts back to 15 a day
A chain-smoking Indonesian toddler has cut back to 15 cigarettes a day thanks to "therapy focused on playing", a child welfare official said.

Hendra test comes back negative
The Queensland Government says a second blood test on a horse on a property in the state's Sunshine Coast hinterland has come back negative for hendra virus.