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Brisbane flu one of most dangerous forms of virus in the world

A strain of the flu that originated in Brisbane last year has been named as one of the most dangerous forms of the virus in the world.

The influenza B bug, which has been named the Brisbane B virus, has been included in this year’s four-strain flu vaccination following recommendations from the World Health Organisation.

President of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Michael Gannon says it’s incredibly important people are immunised against the flu virus.

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