The CDC’s Fluview site, reporting data for the week to Dec 28, notes rising influenza activity with, unusually for this time of year, Influenza B/Victoria…
Dengue prevention campaigns will get underway this week after the country recorded more than 102,000 cases last year – many of those in the Western Division.…
Following the measles vaccination campaign there has been marked improvement in the outbreak with 30 new cases reported in the week to Jan 5 – they take the…
A single fatal MERS infection was announced in a resident of Doha last month – there was no history of travel or contact with dromedary camels – and a further…
Hepatitis E infections have sickened more than 60 people, mainly women, in the last month in Almas, Upper Dir district of the northern province of Khyber…
Further to a Dec 17 WHO Disease Outbreak News update on the intensification of yellow fever (YF) transmission affecting all states, there are reports of 13…
Authorities in Mumbai reported a spike in both hepatitis A and E infections during 2019, blamed by doctors on ‘roadside stalls, which use unhygienic water to…
A WA health dept. media release on Dec 23 reported confirmed legionella infections in four Western Australians (plus two more from other states), all of whom…
The dengue epidemic that began in Tahiti in April has finally stabilised, however, the arrival of the rainy season in the collectivity has sparked concerns of…
The Ebola virus disease situation in the NE has deteriorated again amid conflict and resistance to response measures.
In the city of Wuhan (Hubei province), 59 people are ill, seven of them critically, suffering from what is suspected to be an infection of animal origin – SARS…
Malaria cases recorded in 2019 (to Dec 22) almost doubled over those for the previous year, soaring to more than 8.7 million with 3,233 deaths from 46…