By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The University of Sydney has reported six confirmed cases of leptospirosis in dogs in the inner west. All the dogs died or were euthanized. The specific suburbs where...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Dr Brett Sutton, Chief Health Officer of Victoria, Australia issued a health alert as three confirmed measles case have been identified in Victorian residents who...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Auckland Regional Public Health Service has reported 305 measles cases through Aug. 2, while nationally more than 400 cases have been seen, according to ESR surveillance. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Four months after a dengue fever outbreak was declared on the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu, health officials report the number of suspect and confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is alerting passengers on weekend flights between Auckland and Palmerston North that they may have been exposed to measles. A...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews A measles alert has been issued in south Brisbane as a passenger on a Virgin Airlines was diagnosed with the contagious viral disease. Queensland Health reports...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Auckland health officials continue to report measles cases and as of July 1, 149 confirmed cases have been recorded. Auckland Regional Public Health Service and the...

New Zealand, like many countries around the globe, are seeing rising syphilis cases and intend to curb the increases with a new National Syphilis Action Plan rolled out today. Syphilis has been increasing...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews The number of measles cases in Auckland, New Zealand has risen to 126 confirmed cases through Monday, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). Earlier...

New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially grown New Zealand mussels. Over the past...