Seven measles cases have been confirmed at the IPU New Zealand in Palmerston North, according to  MidCentral DHB Sunday. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Greg Simmons said “The MidCentral Public Health...

A dengue fever outbreak was declared on Feb. 1 in the town of Innisfail in Far North Queensland, Australia after a resident was confirmed with a locally acquired case, according to Queensland Health. The...

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected and 142...

Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting the issuance of a...

SA Health is urging businesses in metropolitan Adelaide to decontaminate theirair-conditioning cooling towers following the notification of four cases of Legionnaires’ disease. SA Health’s Acting...

Officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) reported a large increase of the sexually transmitted infection (STI), Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the...

After reporting 80 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, health authorities in New Caledonia have declared an epidemic on the South Pacific islands. Since the start of Dec. 2016, the territory...

Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) says the latest Hendra case near Casino reveals unusual signs and aspects of the disease. EVA spokesperson, Dr Ben Poole, said that this latest case in north eastern...

Australian health officials reported a higher than usual number of cases of the bacterial disease, melioidosis, in Northern Territory during the last few months of 2016. According to an Adelaide Now...

As the weather warms up, Western Australians are being reminded to ensure they take precautions to protect themselves and their families from a potentially fatal infection. Amoebic meningitis is a rare...