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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the tick-borne dog disease, Ehrlichiosis, in Australia, vets in Top End in Australia’s Northern Territory say some 1000 dogs have died of ...

By Teddy Cambosa Recent statistics provided by the organization Pacific Community have seen a spike in dengue cases across several island communities in the Pacific region. A total of 3,869 dengue-like-illness...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In New Zealand, Auckland health officials are reporting a dramatic increase in norovirus outbreaks, in fact a tenfold increase, in the region’s early learning services (ELSs)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 South Australia (SA) Health is warning the public of the risk of mosquito-borne diseases due the effect of the La Niña currently underway. The most common disease spread by...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New Zealand health officials report six members of the Pakistan men’s cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19 at their managed isolation facility at the Chateau on the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Auckland health officials are advising people to seek medical advice from their GP if they have severe or persistent allergic reactions from eating fish. They have had reports...