NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Western Australia Department of Health is warning residents and travellers in the Kimberley region to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites, following heavy rainfall, flooding...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 NSW Health is urging the community to stay vigilant and take precautions against mosquito bites after an eighth NSW resident has been confirmed to have Japanese encephalitis (JE). The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In South Australia, the Department for Health and Wellbeing’s Executive Director of Health Protection and Licensing Services, Dr Chris Lease, said there have now been eight confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announce that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved the use of single-dose Kozenis (tafenoquine) in children...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report of a mosquito warning in South Australia earlier this week, the Australia Department of Health (DOH) officials report a confirmed human case of Japanese...

South Australians are warned to avoid exposure to mosquitoes, following the recent detection of various flaviviruses in southern parts of Australia, which are spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. The...

Agriculture Victoria veterinarians and animal health staff are responding to the detection of anthrax in a small number of sheep on a property near Swan Hill. Anthrax has been identified as the likely...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews NSW Health reported today the first known death in NSW linked to the Omicron variant of concern. Health officials report the patient, a man in his 80s from western...

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...