NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Zealand Food Safety is reminding consumers to thoroughly cook mussels following an increase in cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus around the country this summer. Deputy...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews NSW Health reported today the first known death in NSW linked to the Omicron variant of concern. Health officials report the patient, a man in his 80s from western...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Queensland Health is reporting a 75 percent decrease in Ross River virus cases to date across the state; however, officials remind the public there’s still a couple of months...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  In Australia, New South Wales (NSW) Health confirm urgent genomic testing undertaken today shows two overseas travellers have been infected with the new Omicron B.1.1.529 COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services is reporting two cases of measles in two villages in the Serua province in the Serua-Namosi Medical Sub-Division. The two cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Vulnerable South Australians are reminded to avoid eating uncooked oysters after dozens of food-related illnesses linked to the consumption of raw oysters were reported in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, the Hon. Rev. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, the Prime Minister of Tonga announced the arrival of the first confirmed COVID-19 case on the Pacific Island nation of slightly...

By Teddy Cambosa Biotechnology company Novavax has announced that it has already completed its rolling submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia for provisional approval of...

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 —...