Health officials on South Australia are reporting 17 confirmed Salmonella cases linked to sandwiches, wraps, rolls and focaccias purchased from Gawler South Bakery in the past two weeks, prompting them...

Earlier this month, Samoan health officials reported a dengue fever outbreak that was first detected in October with the most affected areas being Apia Urban Area, Vaimauga District and Faleata District. Auckland...

In an update on polio news from the most recent week, we look at updates from Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Australia. Syria According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the total number...

Auckland health officials have reported an additional 200 confirmed and probable mumps cases in the past month, bringing the case total to 1,003. This is the most cases seen in one year in decades. Low...

Samoa health officials are reporting an outbreak of dengue fever, serotype 2 (DEN-2) that was first detected in October.  A cumulative total of 1,522 clinical and confirmed cases with 339 hospital admissions...

NSW Health is urging people not to swim for two weeks after having diarrhoea to avoid contaminating pools with the nasty infection cryptosporidiosis, with cases expected to rise over summer. Dr Jeremy...

New South Wales NSW Health is warning people to be wary of Salmonella poisoning as summer temperatures rise, with 201 cases already reported across the state last month. Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director...

Health officials in Victoria are reporting a outbreak of invasive meningococcal C disease in men who have sex with men (MSM) and are urging vaccination for high risk people. Between May and November...

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in French Polynesia has officially confirmed at least three cases of Salmonella in Taravao, and a “suspect” case that has resulted in death, according to a MOH...

The Ministry of Heath has declared a national outbreak of whooping cough, as a total of 1,315 cases have been reported since the beginning of 2017. “Babies under one year old are most vulnerable to...