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Auckland Auckland, New Zealand is seeing the most mumps cases in a single year in more than two decades. According to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS), 311 confirmed and probable...

NSW Health has launched an investigation into a hepatitis A outbreak following confirmation of 12 cases in the past five weeks alone in Sydney and surrounding areas. Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director Communicable...

NSW Health is renewing calls to people suffering from gastroenteritis to stay home and follow medical advice after a spate of outbreaks in aged care facilities and childcare centres. There were 39 outbreaks...

Western Australians are being alerted to a spike in the number of measles cases in Perth, caused by local transmission. WA Health Medical Coordinator Prevention and Control Program, Professor Paul Effler...

The Samoan Ministry of Health issued a dengue fever alert after two dozen cases were reported, including two suspected dengue-related deaths. Health officials were notified of severely ill cases from...

60 outbreaks of Hendra have caused the death of seven people and 102 horses to date Reported today in Scientific Reports by researchers from the University of Sydney, University of Melbourne and State...

Health officials in the South Pacific archipelago of Fiji have reported more than 2200 dengue fever cases during the first half of 2017, according to local media. “During the last six months of this...

In a follow-up on the measles scare in Perth, Australia, officials with Perth Waldorf School in Bibra Lake have reported on a second case of the vaccine-preventable, contagious disease. According to...

Officials with the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) now puts the total confirmed and probable mumps cases at 213 as of Tuesday. ARPHS medical officer of health Dr Josephine Herman said...