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Everybody website merges with Health Navigator

Good news! There’s a new website under construction with updated health information just for New Zealanders. Everybody has merged with the Health Navigator website, run by a team of Kiwi doctors, health professionals and medical writers. The new combined site, due to launch later this year, will continue to be your gateway to health and self-help information you can trust.

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Feature article: pneumococcal disease

Pneumococcal disease is a bacterial infection that produces a range of symptoms, from minor to very serious. Some strains of the bacteria are likely to cause infections in particular parts of the body more than others, such as the sinuses (sinusitis) and the ear (middle ear infection). The bacteria can spread to other body parts causing pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease, including blood infection and meningitis.

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