2 cases of Barmah Forest virus have been confirmed in Tasmania, with a further 3 suspected. The mosquito-borne virus is an unusual occurrence to the region,…
Testing carried out recently on several raccoons from a park in Manhattan’s north established they were infected with rabies - the first such finding since…
The WHO has certified both Paraguay and Uzbekistan to be malaria-free after they complied with the requirements of the status – three consecutive years without…
As the number of measles cases climbed to 25 on March 11, the Canterbury District Health Board advised that ‘it can now be assumed that measles is circulating…
Public health authorities are investigating how a baby girl who lived in the Abu Salim neighbourhood of Tripoli contracted malaria – hers is the first local…
More than 70 measles infections were reported from Mar 4-10 in Hanoi and further increases are expected over the coming weeks; the capital’s year to date total…
The health department is urging dengue awareness as the number of people infected in the first 54 days of the year rose by more than two-thirds over the same…
Last week the GPEI published information on the presence of vaccine-derived polio (cVDPV2) in the western state of Kwara.
The capital Noumea has recorded more than 500 of the territory’s 1,535 dengue cases this year (in particular the districts of Rivière Salée, Magenta and Vallée…
The health department is tasked with bringing a halt to the extensive measles outbreak and, as the end of the annual dry (plague) season approaches, it has…
Kenya is the source of a number of communicable disease reports in the region published this week: Dengue fever in Mombasa County (also Dar Es Salaam and Tanga…
The current measles situation according to the ECDC: ‘case numbers continued to increase compared with the previous two months.