Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting the issuance of a...

SA Health is urging businesses in metropolitan Adelaide to decontaminate theirair-conditioning cooling towers following the notification of four cases of Legionnaires’ disease. SA Health’s Acting...

Officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) reported a large increase of the sexually transmitted infection (STI), Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the...

After reporting 80 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, health authorities in New Caledonia have declared an epidemic on the South Pacific islands. Since the start of Dec. 2016, the territory...

Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) says the latest Hendra case near Casino reveals unusual signs and aspects of the disease. EVA spokesperson, Dr Ben Poole, said that this latest case in north eastern...

Australian health officials reported a higher than usual number of cases of the bacterial disease, melioidosis, in Northern Territory during the last few months of 2016. According to an Adelaide Now...

As the weather warms up, Western Australians are being reminded to ensure they take precautions to protect themselves and their families from a potentially fatal infection. Amoebic meningitis is a rare...

The Government of South Australia and SA Health reported last week on a case of invasive meningococcal disease (meningococcal serogroup W-135) in a 5-year-old girl from regional South Australia. The child...

NSW Health is urging people suffering from diarrhea to avoid swimming pools for at least two weeks after recovery, as cryptosporidium infections are on the rise in NSW. There have been 149 cases of cryptosporidiosis...

Metro North Public Health Unit has confirmed a case of measles in an adult male from Kenmore who returned recently from overseas. Public Health Physician Dr James Smith said the man is believed to have...