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Flu strain hitting elderly 'particularly hard'

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 08:52
Influenza A which is currently the predominant flu strain in New Zealand is particularly risky for elderly people, a virologist has warned. Photo: Getty Images A leading virologist warns that the predominant flu strain in New Zealand currently is particularly risky for elderly people - especially those with underlying conditions.
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Port Hills firefighters in race against time

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 08:38
Firefighters are working to create a 50-metre containment line and dampen down hotspots. Photo: CHRIS SKELTON Firefighters battling the Port Hills blaze are racing against time to strengthen containment lines before winds pick up this evening.
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Port Hills firefighters in race against time

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 08:37
Firefighters are working to create a 50-metre containment line and dampen down hotspots. Photo: CHRIS SKELTON Firefighters battling the Port Hills blaze are racing against time to strengthen containment lines before winds pick up this evening.
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ODT quiz: February 18

Sun, 02/18/2024 - 05:30
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Sunday, February 18.
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