By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in several months, New Zealand health officials have recorded a COVID-19 fatality, in fact, two have been reported in as many days. On Friday,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 Monday (eight confirmed cases and one probable case.) One confirmed case is an imported case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the COVID-19 situation in New Zealand, the Ministry of Health reported seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today. Six...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported today on the first community transmission of COVID-19 in 102 days. The four confirmed cases of COVID-19 come from one...

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 In New Zealand, officials are encouraging the public to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, the New Zealand Ministry of Health announced there were no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. The Ministry has been notified by Auckland Regional...

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,...