The chikungunya outbreak in the South Pacific islands of French Polynesia is hitting some alarming numbers, according to a Radio New Zealand report Friday. The report notes that an estimated 130,000 chikungunya...

Up to 110 people have been stricken with what appears to be salmonella food poisoning in a town south of Brisbane, Australia. The Metro South Public Health Unit has received multiple complaints from separate...

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The Victoria Department of Health in Australia has been notified of two confirmed cases of measles in individuals not vaccinated for measles who became ill after attendance at an RMIT graduation ceremony...

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The first dengue fever outbreak of 2015 in Far North Australia has been reported by Queensland Health officials as two cases of dengue had been confirmed in Cairns, while a third suspected case is being...

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Meningococcal disease struck Western Australia during the past week. Two cases of the meningitis form of the disease was reported by health authorities where one patient, a teenager is recovering from...

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The Western Australia Department of Health issued a measles warning today for travelers on an Air Asia flight from Bali over the weekend after a family of two were infected on the vacation island. According...

While the Americas hit the 1 million locally acquired chikungunya case mark this past week, one year after the introduction of the virus in this region of the world one year ago, the islands of the South...

A French Polynesia news source is reporting four cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) that could be attributed to infection with the chikungunya virus in Tahiti. The report in La Depeche (computer...

The chikungunya outbreak in the Pacific Islands continue to balloon, particularly in French Polynesia, where health authorities report seeing an estimated 9,000 new cases during the past week. According...

About four months after his death, the actual cause of death of Celebrity chef Ross Burden turned out to be the bacterial disease, Legionnaire’s disease, according to an interim coroner’s...