NewsDesk @bactiman63 NSW Health reports two cases of meningococcal disease in people who attended the 2022 Splendour in the Grass festival at the North Byron Parklands in Yelgun. One of these cases was...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Queensland government reported Saturday the states first Hendra virus case in five years (2017) in a city of Mackay horse. Biosecurity Queensland Chief Veterinary Officer Dr...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The North Coast Public Health Unit in northern New South Wales (NSW) has reported two cases of the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria in two children. The first case is in a...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 NSW Health is urging NSW residents to ensure they are fully protected against measles, following identification of a case from Victoria who visited the border region while unknowingly...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A second fatality due to Japanese encephalitis (JE) has been reported in New South Wales, according to NSW Health this week. The case was a man in his 60s from the Corowa area, who...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Australia Department of Health (DOH) the National Incident Centre has been activated to support the national response after Victoria and New South Wales both confirmed a monkeypox...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis situation in Australia, the Department of Health now reports 42 human cases in Australia, including four fatalities. The breakdown is as...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Australian health authorities have reported an additional human fatality due to the mosquito-borne virus, Japanese encephalitis. On May 4, officials reported a death in Queensland....

Health officials are warning the public to take extra precautions to prevent the bacterial disease, melioidosis, as they report an increase in cases this season in the Top End, according to a local media...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Australia has been tackling a Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) outbreak in recent months where dozens of human cases and scores of piggeries have been affected. It is also the first...