By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A salmonella outbreak is being reported in Queensland, Australia. Health officials say 17 cases of Salmonella typhimurium infections, predominantly among young children,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In New Zealand, officials are encouraging the public to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, the New Zealand Ministry of Health announced there were no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. The Ministry has been notified by Auckland Regional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Chief Veterinary Officer for the  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in Australia, Dr Mark Schipp has reported six cases of the tick-borne illness,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in New South Wales (NSW) are reporting the first case of Hendra virus infection in NSW this year in a 17-year-old unvaccinated thoroughbred horse on a property...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hepatitis A Victoria Health Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Angie Bone issued a health advisory Friday due to an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria affecting...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Over the past week, New Zealand health officials have reported one COVID-19 case over the past week. The last case since May 18 was reported on May 22 was linked...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the ongoing dengue serotype-3 outbreak in the Republic of Marshall Islands, which began in May 2019 in Ebeye and then transmitted through to Majuro. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern said at least at the present time, the country has defeated the coronavirus. “There is no widespread...

A little over a week since Severe Tropical Cyclone Harold hit Fiji and other Pacific Islands, health officials in Fiji are reporting the appearance of several infectious diseases in different areas of...