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Reports have surfaced of doctors in Melbourne helping people avoid the No Jab No Pay and No Jab No Play immunisation policies the government put in place earlier this year.

Now two prominent experts are speaking out about the report, and the effects of the policies on the healthcare system. Here's what they have to say.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews shared a post on Facebook yesterday detailing a new initiative that has resulted in an extra 500 pharmacists prepared to give flu shots this season.

He had just two rules for anyone wishing to comment on the post: "If you have any questions about this flu shot, please ask away. If you're peddling conspiracies about vaccinations, please go away."

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The distinguished Cleveland Clinic is facing a firestorm of complaints after the director of its wellness institute, Dr Daniel Neides, posted an anti-vaccination article online. The Cleveland Clinic has disavowed the post, but anti-vaxxers will undoubtedly exploit this incident to the fullest given the source of the article.