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...

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible...

A collaborative study led by Monash University‘s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand Ministry of Health confirmed their first confirmed case of COVID-19 today. The case is a person in their 60s recently returned from Iran. The patient...