The Lyme Disease Association of Australia (LDAA) is currently funding a new patient focused pilot research study which is taking place here in Australia. The project aims to test clinical samples from...

Officials with New South Wales (NSW) Health report today on an additional fatality linked to listeriosis. The most recent death is a NSW woman in her 90s with significant underlying health conditions....

A third confirmed measles case has been reported in Melbourne this March, according to a health alert issued by Acting Deputy Chief Health Officer, Victoria, Dr Finn Romanes Monday. The most recent...

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services has declared an outbreak of meningococcal disease, a potentially life threatening bacterial disease, on the island as 18 cases have been reported through...

Following the anthrax outbreak that killed 80 animals in St George in Queensland, Australia one year ago, recent cases near St George is prompting calls for livestock producers to ensure their animals...

In a follow-up to the measles case recently reported in Melbourne,  and second measles case has been confirmed with the infection likely to have been acquired overseas. The latest case was infectious...

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a second case of measles. It is likely this person has caught the disease on flight SQ285 which landed in Auckland on 22 February 2018. The...

Health officials in Victoria issued a health alert today over a foreign backpacker who tested positive for measles. It is believed that the infection was acquired overseas. The patient attended a number...

In a follow-up on the listeriosis outbreak in Australia linked to tainted rockmelon, health officials report two additional cases and one death. The number of people affected by the national listeria...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria, Australia, Deputy Chief Health Officer, Victoria, Dr Brett Sutton says cases of hepatitis A continue to increase in Victoria, with one death having...