By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles situation in American Samoa, government officials report a 12th confirmed case, with three suspected cases with laboratory results pending....

By Amanda Rachel Brunetti The measles outbreak that began in early October 2019 across the Pacific Island region is ongoing. A disease alert issued by Reliefweb and a situation report published by WHO/UNICEF...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Western Australia’s Parks and Wildlife Service announced today that Serpentine Falls, in Serpentine National Park south of Perth, is closed for...

By News Desk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the 2019-2020 Tonga measles outbreak, the Government of Tonga reports six new measles case-patients in Tongatapu and Vava’u and 12 cases were added...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Department of Health in Papua New Guinea has reported it’s third confirmed measles case in recent weeks. The cases include a three-year-old girl...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with NSW Health are reporting five measles cases in people who hadn’t travelled outside Sydney. All five people first developed symptoms between Christmas...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Ministry of Health for the Government of Tonga, the island nation closed out 2019 with 612 measles confirmed or suspected cases. This is up...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in American Samoa continues its campaign to vaccinate all school aged children in light of it’s measles outbreak declaration earlier this month. On...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Government of Fiji reported an additional measles case in a 11-month-old from Nabua who was admitted under isolation at CWM Hospital in Suva who was just recently discharged....

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Tonga Ministry of Health reported an additional 18 new measles cases with onset dates in the last week, bringing the outbreak total to 596 confirmed or suspected cases of...