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...

The measles outbreak that started in early July in in Honiara, Solomon Islands, has grown to at least 550 cases, the Solomon Islands Health Ministry said recently. In a Radio New Zealand report today,...

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Mackay Hospital and Health Service is urgently trying to contact people in the Whitsundays and Mackay who have been exposed to an infectious case of measles. Public Health Physician Dr Stephen Donohue...

A “clean-up” campaign commenced Friday in Apia, Samoa as the country tries to slow the spread of chikungunya. According to a Radio New Zealand report, schools, schoolkids, governments and corporations...

Following reports of some 400 cases of chikungunya in American Samoa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory for travelers to the Pacific Islands. For the first time,...

In a follow-up to a report late last week, the American Samoa Health Department has reported approximately 45 additional cases of chikungunya, bringing the total to 390, according to a Radio New Zealand...

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Northland DHB has confirmed five further cases of measles in Northland. The unimmunised children affected reside in the Hokianga, and had been in contact with the first case reported on July 29. Northland...