By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Agriculture Victoria is responding to an outbreak of Avian influenza H7N7 at a free-range egg farm, at Lethbridge in Victoria. Avian influenza is a serious disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials are reporting confirmed ehrlichiosis in dogs in the north of Western Australia including: Halls Creek, Kununurra, the Kimberley regions of Broome...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A salmonella outbreak is being reported in Queensland, Australia. Health officials say 17 cases of Salmonella typhimurium infections, predominantly among young children,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Chief Veterinary Officer for the  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in Australia, Dr Mark Schipp has reported six cases of the tick-borne illness,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in New South Wales (NSW) are reporting the first case of Hendra virus infection in NSW this year in a 17-year-old unvaccinated thoroughbred horse on a property...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hepatitis A Victoria Health Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Angie Bone issued a health advisory Friday due to an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria affecting...

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible...

A collaborative study led by Monash University‘s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has...

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There has been an awful lot of going back and forth over the appropriateness of naming or calling a disease by the location in which it was first found. In this video, I demonstrate using thirty infectious...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A University of Queensland team has met a key milestone in their fast-tracked research to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. In just three weeks, the...