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The first dengue fever outbreak of 2015 in Far North Australia has been reported by Queensland Health officials as two cases of dengue had been confirmed in Cairns, while a third suspected case is being...

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The Western Australia Department of Health issued a measles warning today for travelers on an Air Asia flight from Bali over the weekend after a family of two were infected on the vacation island. According...

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Queensland Health is warning travelers on Jetstar Airlines flight JQ46 to be alert for symptoms of measles. The flight departed Denpasar for Brisbane on Wednesday night (15 October) and arrived Thursday...

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Health officials in Kimberley, Western Australia, after detecting Australian bat lyssavirus (ABL) in several sick bats in Broome,  have extended the warning to Pilbara saying that bats there may also...

Written by Dr. Katherine E. Arden and Dr. Ian M. Mackay The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) began in December 2013 in Guinea. It spread to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal. The last two...

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Australian researchers have achieved ground-breaking results in a clinical trial using hookworms to reduce the symptoms of celiac disease. The results are also good news for sufferers of other inflammatory...

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New South Wales (NSW) Health is urging members of the public to thoroughly cook pork products, particularly pork livers, after three recent notifications of Hepatitis E in NSW in people who have not traveled...

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An Australian traveler to Japan has been diagnosed with dengue fever, according to a letter from Alfred Health in Melbourne sent to ProMed Mail Friday. The notification states that a 51-year-old male...

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A gastrointestinal outbreak has struck at least 100 passengers aboard the Princess Cruises’ ‘Sea Princess’ cruise ship. The outbreak was described by one passenger as “the cruise...

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Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has tonight confirmed tests taken from a Gold Coast man suspected of having Ebola virus disease have returned a negative result. This follows reports of a 27-year-old...