A 27-year-old Belgian woman, who had traveled to Easter Island, sought medical attention after traveling to Tahiti. She presentied with fever, asthenia, diarrhea, retro-orbital pain. She was diagnosed...

The island nation in the central tropical Pacific Ocean has reported a rotavirus outbreak that has affected some 500, mostly young children, and killed two, according to a Radio New Zealand report Thursday. Dr...

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New South Wales (NSW) Health is urging members of the public to thoroughly cook pork products, particularly pork livers, after three recent notifications of Hepatitis E in NSW in people who have not traveled...

An Australian traveler to Japan has been diagnosed with dengue fever, according to a letter from Alfred Health in Melbourne sent to ProMed Mail Friday. The notification states that a 51-year-old male...

Health officials in Tonga are reporting three cases of typhoid fever, cautioning the public to  follow good hygiene rules, including ensuring food and drinking water are safe and clean for consumption,...

A gastrointestinal outbreak has struck at least 100 passengers aboard the Princess Cruises’ ‘Sea Princess’ cruise ship. The outbreak was described by one passenger as “the cruise...

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has tonight confirmed tests taken from a Gold Coast man suspected of having Ebola virus disease have returned a negative result. This follows reports of a 27-year-old...

The measles outbreak in the Solomon Islands, which began in July, continues to grow and the real numbers may be much higher than reported. The Solomon Star News reports today that since the outbreak...

Since the chikungunya outbreak was first recognized in the American Samoa in late July, the case count has grown to more than 700 cases, according to a Radio New Zealand report today. This is the first...

Health officials in Australia’s Northern Territory are reporting an outbreak of a fungal infection that hasn’t been seen before. The fungal infection is Sporotrichosis and at least 10 people...