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Dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus outbreaks are also occurring across the Pacific. These three viruses are transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, which are present in many...

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Hervey Bay Hospital has implemented water quality safety measures as a result of positive test results for Legionella in its water supply. The hospital conducts regular checks on its water supply. Wide...

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A 32-year-old paramedic has been diagnosed with measles and is currently in hospital in a serious condition. The man worked while he was unknowingly infectious between 10 May and 12 May. He may also have...

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New South Wales (NSW) Health has issued a measles warning following two cases of the highly infectious disease recently diagnosed in young Sydney adults who had traveled to India. The first case, reported...

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In a follow-up to a report last month, the number of cases of Ross River virus infections in Australia is heading toward record numbers in 2015 as health officials are reporting 6,404 cases as of April...

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Australian health authorities have identified three additional hepatitis A cases linked to recalled Nanna’s Mixed Berries bringing the total cases meeting the case definition to 26 nationwide. According...

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The number of hepatitis A cases in Australia linked to Nanna’s Berry products has increased , according to a Victoria health alert Tuesday. The updated case count is now 18. Four products from Patties...

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During the past week, some 14 hepatitis A cases have been reported from several areas of Australia, with health officials from Queensland Health, Victoria, NSW and WA Health saying there is a link between...

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Up to 110 people have been stricken with what appears to be salmonella food poisoning in a town south of Brisbane, Australia. The Metro South Public Health Unit has received multiple complaints from separate...

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The Victoria Department of Health in Australia has been notified of two confirmed cases of measles in individuals not vaccinated for measles who became ill after attendance at an RMIT graduation ceremony...