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Mystery as to why half Auckland measles patients ending up at hospital

Auckland's measles outbreak is leading to many more people than usual - about 50 percent, up from 10 percent of those diagnosed - ending up in hospital, the regional health service says, and they do not know why.

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Pharmac is making 10,000 people with epilepsy change medication even though Medsafe opposed the move. Guyon Espiner asks why the drug-buying agency carries out up to 60 drug switches a year.

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