By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Zealand is experiencing a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) outbreak across the country. According to data from the Institute of Environmental Science and Research...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health for the Government of Samoa is reporting a diarrhea outbreak. Hospital surveillance in the past two weeks noted an increase in the number of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report from April, country officials report 300 cases between 01 January 2021 and 29 June 2021, in comparison to 100 cases reported last year (total cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Australia Health reports a case of invasive meningococcal disease in a six-month-old baby girl from metropolitan Adelaide. The child has been admitted to hospital...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the leptospirosis situation in New Caledonia, the Department of Health and Social Affairs is now reporting 190 cases including 3 deaths through May...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of leptospirosis cases reported in Queensland in 2021 have nearly doubled compared the same period last year, health officials report. Through May 9, Queensland...

In a world-first, Griffith University researchers have developed a new vaccine in pre-clinical studies to treat human babesiosis, a tick-transmitted disease closely related to malaria. Lead researcher Professor...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A dengue virus vaccine candidate has passed an important milestone, with promising results in animal model testing providing hope to the 390 million people infected...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is contacting students and staff who may have been exposed to a student with infectious tuberculosis (TB) disease at...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Cook Islands Ministry of Health (Te Marae Ora) reports that the number of probable and confirmed dengue fever virus-type 2 (DEN-2) has risen to 162 since the outbreak was...