By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The New Caledonia Department of Health and Social Affairs is reporting increases in three infectious diseases during the first three months of 2021. An increasing number of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Queensland Health recently urged parents  to watch out for Hand, Foot and Mouth disease (HFMD) following dozens of cases that have been identified in the Far North. There...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Queensland Government are reporting increased cases of melioidosis and leptospirosis this year in the Cairns and Hinterland region in the Far North. Notifications...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The New Zealand Food Safety is warning consumers to thoroughly cook mussels before eating following 2 people reportedly becoming sick from Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the Nelson-Tasman...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice for Fiji this week with the current leptospirosis outbreak primarily seen in the Central and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 For the second time in two weeks, Auckland, New Zealand (pop. 1.7 million) will go into lockdown mode after a case of COVID-19, according to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The...

One in six people in Australia suffer from chronic tinnitus – the debilitating and irreversible hearing ailment characterised by unceasing ringing in the ears – yet scant research has been done to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The New Caledonia Department of Health and Social Affairs reports an increase in leptospirosis cases in the first two months of 2021. From January 1 to February 21, a total...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 NSW Health is reporting an increase in Legionnaires’ disease cases in the Greater Sydney area in December and January. Seventeen cases of Legionnaires’ disease were notified...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Fiji Ministry of Health & Medical Services has established “Clinical Teams” of Specialists in addition to the many Public Health workers performing outreach programs...