The Fiji Ministry of Health recently reported 61 cases of the severe bacterial infection, leptospirosis, since the beginning of the year, according to a local media report. The cases are reported two...

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A group of pathogenic marine bacteria, responsible for many more deaths worldwide each year than sharks, reside within Sydney Harbour, UTS scientists have found. The presence of pathogenic bacteria from...

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NSW Health is warning the public to be alert to the symptoms of measles after four people were reported to have been in the community while infectious with the highly contagious disease in the past two...

The four-day long tribal Easter dance party located inland from Byron Bay NSW, Australia, Rabbits Eat Lettuce announced that a female attendee contracted the serious, vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria. According...

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In early March, Fiji health officials reported their first locally transmitted Zika virus infection in a woman in the Western Division. This has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

In late February, Tropical Cyclone Winston raked across the island of Fiji as a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 180 mph, becoming the first such storm on record to hit the island. The...

Health authorities in Fiji have seen the number of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” cases in one district of Suva jump to 5,000 cases in two weeks, according to a Radio New Zealand report today. According...

The Vietnamese Department of Preventive Medicine reported today (computer translated) on a case of Zika virus infection in an Australian tourist that  traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Lam Dong Province in...

The final report into the human metapneumovirus (hMPV) outbreak at Herberton Hospital has found Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) responded promptly and appropriately to the issue. The...

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The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia has been added to the list of destinations in which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued travel notices due to ongoing Zika transmission. New...