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The chikungunya virus has now reached half of the Pacific Island countries and territories and is likely to continue spreading to non-affected countries in the region and other parts of the world. Surveillance...

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Hervey Bay Hospital has implemented water quality safety measures as a result of positive test results for Legionella in its water supply. The hospital conducts regular checks on its water supply. Wide...

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A 32-year-old paramedic has been diagnosed with measles and is currently in hospital in a serious condition. The man worked while he was unknowingly infectious between 10 May and 12 May. He may also have...

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The Ministry of Health and Medical Services advises the general public to focus efforts on reducing the risks of Chikungunya circulation in Fiji. This is after it received laboratory confirmation of an...

Although the Malaysia Health Ministry has not updated the dengue fever death toll in two weeks (remains at 117), the country’s total case count has exceeded 40,000 as of May 2 after an additional...

Health officials on the South Pacific island nation are reporting an unspecified number of confirmed cases of the mosquito borne virus, Zika virus. This is the first time the island of Vanuatu has seen...

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New South Wales (NSW) Health has issued a measles warning following two cases of the highly infectious disease recently diagnosed in young Sydney adults who had traveled to India. The first case, reported...

In a follow-up to a report last month, the number of cases of Ross River virus infections in Australia is heading toward record numbers in 2015 as health officials are reporting 6,404 cases as of April...

On 27th March Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) was notified of an outbreak of gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea) in residents and staff at University Hall, one of Auckland University’s...

Fiji health officials are reporting an imported, or travel-associated chikungunya case. This is while the island nation is experiencing a dengue fever outbreak. Several islands in the Pacific have reported...