By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A paper detailing the findings has been published just days after the new genetic type (HeV-g2) was detected in a horse near Newcastle in New South Wales, the most southern case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of Samoa put the island country on a fill lockdown Thursday and Friday to attempt to vaccinate at least 99 per cent of the eligible population —...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported earlier this week: In American Samoa, from 3 January 2020 to 5:20pm CEST, 17 September 2021, there have been 0 confirmed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) placed new restrictions on the prescribing of oral ivermectin, according to an announcement last Friday. General...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Zealand health officials reported the death Saturday of a woman in her 90s who was a confirmed case of COVID-19 at North Shore hospital in Auckland. The woman had...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The numbers New South Wales (NSW) Health reported 1,116 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, including four deaths. Of the 1,116 locally acquired cases reported...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Canterbury District Health Board reported Friday a fatal case of meningococcal disease. Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Cheryl Brunton, confirmed today that a...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 today; all are in Auckland. The total number of community cases in Auckland is now 333 and in Wellington it...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New Zealand Ministry of Health recorded 41 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total number of cases in the community outbreak to 148. Of these 41 new cases, 19 are...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Auckland health officials reported a positive case of COVID-19 in a 58-year-old man who was unvaccinated–the first locally acquired case in six months. This...