In Australia, the topic of Lyme disease has been a growing issue in recent years with patients sharing their stories about suffering with debilitating symptom complexes attributed to ticks. The Australian...

Auckland, New Zealand has reported the most mumps cases since 1994 with the latest data showing 802 confirmed and probable cases reported this year. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) reports...

While the peak of the dengue fever outbreak in Fiji is long past, the number of cases recorded this year are triple what they were in 2016 during the same period. According to a Fiji Village report, Acting...

With the start of the local bat breeding season, NSW Health is urging people to avoid contact with bats that could carry serious diseases. Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director of Communicable Diseases Branch,...

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is reporting 740 confirmed and probable mumps cases since the beginning of the year making it the worst year for the contagious viral disease in more than...

The Canberra community is being notified of the second confirmed measles case of the year and it shows no apparent link to the first case reported in October. ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly said, “With...

The Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) Public Health Unit is reporting three cases of Legionnaires’ disease in residents of Oatlands Garden Retirement Village. All cases occurred in older...

An Australian teen was recently diagnosed with a parasitic infection that she contracted some six years ago, according to a Yahoo Australia news report today. According to the report, Carly Goff contracted...

In Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, strict infection control measures are in place in some wards of the hospital to prevent the spread of Norovirus, a highly contagious vomiting and diarrhea bug. Chief...

NSW Health is urging people aged between 20 and 50 years to have the free, safe measles vaccine after the 29th person in the state was diagnosed with the highly infectious disease. The latest person to...