Biosecurity Queensland is working with the managers of a St George cattle property following the death of approximately 80 animals. Testing has indicated the presence of the bacteria that cause anthrax...

A number of sheep that died suddenly on a property near Swan Hill, Victoria and the confirmation of anthrax as the cause of death in at least one sheep has prompted a quarantine of the property, according...

The Department of Health reported Friday that a young child is currently recovery in hospital after being diagnosed with serogroup W meningococcal disease. Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, life-threatening...

The Fiji Ministry of Health has recorded 143 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, according to a Fiji Times report. Health officials note that Western Division has reported the most at 88,...

Victoria Health officials issued a health warning Wednesday concerning mosquitoes and the risk of Ross River virus and other vector borne infections. Residents and visitors to Victoria are being warned...

Three weeks after heavy rains and flooding struck Tahiti, French Polynesia, health officials have reported an increase in the bacterial disease, leptospirosis, and their is concern about additional cases. Radio...

Just a month after Victoria health officials issued a health advisory concerning the risk of mosquito-borne diseases such as Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus and Murray Valley encephalitis in the...

The NSW Government will fund a new school-based meningococcal vaccination program for all Year 11 and 12 students to combat the rise in the W strain of this potentially fatal disease, Minister for Health...

NSW Health is urging people to watch for measles symptoms after a young adult who contracted the disease overseas spent time in Sydney’s CBD, inner west and Baulkham Hills area while infectious. The...

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is warning people not to eat a number of brands of chilled oysters harvested from the Mahurangi Harbour north of Auckland as they may be contaminated with norovirus. The...