Singapore has eliminated measles, and Australia, Brunei Darussalam and Macao SAR (China) have eliminated rubella as public health problems, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today. Both...

In a follow-up on the first polio outbreak seen in Papua New Guinea in two decades, health officials reported three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in the past week–one...

In a follow-up on the polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea,  the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reports an additional case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in the past...

South Australians, particularly pregnant women, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems, are advised not to consume pre-packed sliced silverside purchased from Drakes Supermarkets following...

This week, the Papua New Guinea National Department of Health, with support from WHO, UNICEF and other partners released a report on the key accomplishments and highlights from of the response operations...

In Nigeria, three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were reported this week, bringing the total number of cVDPV2 cases in 2018 to eleven. These latest reported cases...

A measles alert has been issued by NSW Health this week in the South Western Sydney area. An individual who recently traveled to and returned from South-East Asia has been diagnosed with the highly contagious...

Victoria health officials are calling on the public to start talking about sexually transmitted infections (STIs), to get tested and to seek treatment following reports of huge increases in the past 10...

On 11 September, two additional polio cases were reported from Eastern Highlands Province in Papua New Guinea, bringing the outbreak total to 12. The distribution of confirmed cases is as follows:  four...

Officials with the Government of South Australia (SA Health) are warning the public not to eat a number of alfalfa sprout products produced by Adelaide business Sunshine Sprouts, after several people...