Health officials with Queensland Health (QH) in the northeast corner of Australia have reported their fourth leprosy, or Hansen’s disease case of the year last week. According to QH’s Summary...

At the beginning of the month, we published information about a study led by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) concerning whether Lyme disease actually exists on the continent. In...

Four people from the North Canterbury settlement of Waiau have contracted norovirus over the past two days. Two adults and two children from three different families are affected. All are isolated in...

A case of invasive meningococcal disease B strain has been notified in a 19 year old male from regional South Australia. He has been admitted to hospital in a critical condition. The day prior, health...

South Australians are being reminded to check their vaccination status for measles after another measles case was confirmed today. SA Health’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Paddy Phillips has said...

Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Palau are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel...

A 16-month-old boy from metropolitan Adelaide has died from invasive meningococcal disease soon after health officials announced the infection last week. The child, Charlie Joshua Mason, passed away...

The number of measles cases in the Gawler area has grown to six as two additional cases have been reported by South Australia health officials in the past two days. On Monday, SA Health’s Chief Medical...

Health officials on the Pacific archipelago of Palau are reporting what is their first locally transmitted case of Zika virus, according to a Radio New Zealand report. The case, which was confirmed by...

A month after an outbreak of dengue fever was declared in the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, health officials report in excess of 1700 cases. The capital city of Honiara on Guadalcanal Island...