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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...

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A new rotavirus vaccine that has the potential to save over half a million lives worldwide each year has reached a pivotal milestone after clinical trials results found the vaccine provided a strong immune...

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Health officials in Australia’s Northern Territory are reporting an outbreak of a fungal infection that hasn’t been seen before. The fungal infection is Sporotrichosis and at least 10 people...

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The confirmation of the first two cases of Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) in horses last year has highlighted the need for greater awareness of the disease in all domestic animals. A rabies-like virus,...

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Melbourne, Australia: Starpharma Monday announced achievement of a major milestone with the receipt of Conformity Assessment Certification for the VivaGel® condom by the Australian Therapeutic Goods...

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Health authorities are urging Tasmanians to make sure they are vaccinated for measles after the confirmation of two cases in the state this week. Director of Public Health Dr Roscoe Taylor said the measles...

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia (TGA) is investigating a potential link between AFT Pharmaceuticals propofol products and reported cases of sepsis. There have been reports of eight patients...