Doctors and parents are being alerted to an increased risk of measles, following the confirmed diagnosis of an unvaccinated secondary school student who returned to Perth after being infected overseas. Prior...

NSW Health is urging the community to wash their hands and stay at home if affected by gastroenteritis, following an increase in viral gastroenteritis notifications and emergency department presentations...

The Kingdom of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean may be small in population, but it is kicking big goals in public health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated that the country has eliminated lymphatic...

Officials with SA Health in Australia are reporting five cases of cryptosporidiosis linked to the consumption of Moo View Dairy’s unpasteurized cow’s milk prompting a recall and a health warning. Kevin...

As the number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka barrels toward 100,000 cases in 2017 to date, the country will be getting help in the battle against the potentially deadly mosquito borne viral disease...

For the first time since the March-April outbreak, officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) have issued a measles alert  in the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt  after confirming an imported case...

The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is urging horse owners to remain vigilant, following confirmation of Hendra virus infection in an unvaccinated horse near Lismore. NSW...

Low vaccination rates are fueling Auckland’s mumps outbreak. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is concerned not enough young Aucklanders are immunized in the face of an unrelenting mumps...

The Northern Mariana Islands are a U.S. commonwealth (CNMI) in the Pacific Ocean. It consists of 14 islands with Saipan being the largest. The World Health Organization announced recently that the island...

Starting Saturday, health officials with the Southern District Health Board in New Zealand will be offering chickenpox, or varicella vaccine to children aged 15 months and 11 years free of charge. This...