Officials with NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are urging producers to vaccinate their livestock following confirmation of the first case of anthrax of the year. In late January 2021, anthrax...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Australia has secured an extra 10 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total number of doses of this vaccine to 20 million. The additional...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Cook Islands, a country of 15 islands in the Pacific, is experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever. According to the Cook Islands government, eight cases of  dengue virus...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials with the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) have issued a health alert this week over an increase in Ross River fever cases in the southern Riverina in...

By Teddy Cambosa The Ministry of Health in the Pacific island nation of Fiji has recorded three new cases of typhoid, making the total count to 13 after the nation has been hit by Tropical Cyclone Yasa. Previous...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Fiji Ministry of Health is reporting at least 10 cases of typhoid fever on the island of Vanua Levu. According to the Minister for Health, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, the...

GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announced today that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) accepted the submission of a Category 1 application to extend the indication of single-dose...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Queensland health officials has confirmed a case of COVID-19 has the UK variant. This has prompted the government to limit incoming and outgoing movements from the Greater Brisbane...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Western Australia Department of Health issued a warning today for recreational water users and the risks of the brain-eating amoeba. Managing Scientist, Richard Theobald...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The New Zealand Ministry of Health confirms six positive cases of COVID-19 have been found to match the recently identified UK variant of COVID-19 known as 20B/501Y.V1 (Lineage...