By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Queensland Health is reporting a 75 percent decrease in Ross River virus cases to date across the state; however, officials remind the public there’s still a couple of months...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  In Australia, New South Wales (NSW) Health confirm urgent genomic testing undertaken today shows two overseas travellers have been infected with the new Omicron B.1.1.529 COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Vulnerable South Australians are reminded to avoid eating uncooked oysters after dozens of food-related illnesses linked to the consumption of raw oysters were reported in...

By Teddy Cambosa Biotechnology company Novavax has announced that it has already completed its rolling submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia for provisional approval of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A paper detailing the findings has been published just days after the new genetic type (HeV-g2) was detected in a horse near Newcastle in New South Wales, the most southern case...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) placed new restrictions on the prescribing of oral ivermectin, according to an announcement last Friday. General...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The numbers New South Wales (NSW) Health reported 1,116 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, including four deaths. Of the 1,116 locally acquired cases reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Australia Health reports a case of invasive meningococcal disease in a six-month-old baby girl from metropolitan Adelaide. The child has been admitted to hospital...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of leptospirosis cases reported in Queensland in 2021 have nearly doubled compared the same period last year, health officials report. Through May 9, Queensland...

In a world-first, Griffith University researchers have developed a new vaccine in pre-clinical studies to treat human babesiosis, a tick-transmitted disease closely related to malaria. Lead researcher Professor...