By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Samoan health authorities have reported seven additional measles fatalities since our last report yesterday. As of November 26, the Ministry of Health confirms a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Tonga, health authorities are reporting 310 confirmed or suspected measles cases through November 19. The majority of the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak on Samoa, health officials have reported a doubling of cases in recent days. To date, more than 2190 suspected cases have been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The measles death toll has risen to 17, including 16 children in Samoa. This is included in the more than 1000 suspected cases reported recently. The Samoan Ministry...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of Fiji has reported the 10th confirmed measles case on the island. The latest confirmed case is a 25-year-old pregnant woman from Samabula. The woman...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The government of the Marshall Islands in a update shows the dengue fever outbreak that began in June has now reached 1,165 cases. Of this total 393 were laboratory...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles is spreading to a number of Pacific Islands and most contribute this spread to travel from New Zealand, which has had a serious outbreak, particularly in Auckland,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in New South Wales (NSW) issued a health alert Saturday after an Illawarra man diagnosed with measles visited a number of locations in the Northern...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Samoa Ministry of Health reported the latest on the measles outbreak in a Situational Update that shows the number of suspect measles cases has grown to 716,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak in Tonga, the Ministry of Health now reports 251 cases of confirmed or suspected measles. The vast majority of cases (86 percent)...