By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 South Australia (SA) Health is warning the public of the risk of mosquito-borne diseases due the effect of the La Niña currently underway. The most common disease spread by...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New Zealand health officials report six members of the Pakistan men’s cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19 at their managed isolation facility at the Chateau on the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Auckland health officials are advising people to seek medical advice from their GP if they have severe or persistent allergic reactions from eating fish. They have had reports...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Townsville Public Health Unit is responding to a shigella outbreak at Richmond State School where there have been 12 confirmed cases. Shigella infection is a serious form...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Fiji, during National Disaster Awareness Week, Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete spoke at the launch of the Leptospirosis, Typhoid, and Dengue Fever and Diarrhea campaign...

Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD), Manager Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Ms Susan Turcato, is strongly urging farmers and people who work with livestock to get vaccinated against Q...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A parasitic disease normally just seen in Africa, Asia, and Latin America has been reported in a 25-year-old Melbourne, Australia woman with no history of travel, according...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Fiji have reported an outbreak of leptospirosis; most cases have been recorded in the Central and Northern divisions. In response to the outbreak, the Fiji...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in several months, New Zealand health officials have recorded a COVID-19 fatality, in fact, two have been reported in as many days. On Friday,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 Monday (eight confirmed cases and one probable case.) One confirmed case is an imported case...