NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Victoria Department of Health in southern Australia in a health advisory earlier this month is reporting cases  of Buruli ulcer are increasing. There have been  266 cases notified...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Victoria Department of Health reported three new measles cases have been identified in Victoria in returned overseas travelers. Two of these related cases were infectious...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 New Zealand Food Safety is advising consumers, especially those with chronic liver damage, the elderly and pregnant people to consider extra precautions if eating frozen berries to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Wide Bay residents who work with animals are being urged to get vaccinated against a bacterial disease that has been identified across the region. There has been increase in confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 An individual in their in their 50s is the first confirmed measles case in New South Wales (NSW) since February 2020, according the health officials. The patient acquired their infection...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 The first country-wide mass drug administration in the world for the treatment of scabies is happening in the Solomon Islands. The World Scabies Program is spearheading the mass drug...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 An anti-parasitic drug will be rolled out on mass scale in the Solomon Islands to prevent scabies, a contagious, intensely itchy skin condition that affects a third of the nation’s...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report last month about measles in Fiji, the Ministry of Health & Medical Services – Fiji (MHMS) now reports eight cases of measles as of August 4. In...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 NSW Health reports two cases of meningococcal disease in people who attended the 2022 Splendour in the Grass festival at the North Byron Parklands in Yelgun. One of these cases was...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health has been notified of a second confirmed case of Monkeypox. The person, who has a record of recent overseas travel, is currently isolating in the Northern...