Auckland: New measles case reported, Mumps update

Measles The Auckland Regional Public Health Service has been notified of a new case of measles from recent travel overseas, and requests people watch for symptoms of measles if they have been to the following public places at the same times as the infected person. Westfield Mall Albany Sunday 7 May, 5.20pm to 6pm Hobsonville […] The post Auckland: New measles case reported, Mumps update appeared first on Outbreak News…

May 21, 2017
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Fiji dengue outbreak prompts CDC travel notice

A dengue fever outbreak on the South Pacific archipelago of Fiji has prompted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel notice for island nation. From January 2017 to April 2017, 913 laboratory-confirmed dengue cases have been identified on Fiji, including a fatality,  prompting the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to […] The post Fiji dengue outbreak prompts CDC travel notice appeared first on Outbreak News…

May 17, 2017
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Australia officials remind Bali travelers about measles

Western Australians heading overseas, including to Bali, are being reminded to make sure they have been appropriately vaccinated against measles, following a further case contracted on the island. WA Health Medical Epidemiologist Dr Gary Dowse said there had been more than 20 separate importations of measles from Bali to WA since 2013, including seven already […] The post Australia officials remind Bali travelers about measles appeared first on Outbreak News…

May 5, 2017
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Tetanus: South Australia reports 1st case in years

A 22-month-old toddler is in a stable condition in hospital following the first confirmed case of tetanus in a South Australian child in 17 years. SA Health’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Paddy Phillips is urging parents to make sure their children are fully vaccinated against tetanus and other diseases. “Sadly, we have been notified of […] The post Tetanus: South Australia reports 1st case in years appeared first on Outbreak…

April 29, 2017
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Western Sydney measles outbreak now 16 locally acquired cases

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Western Sydney, officials with NSW Health say there has been 22 cases of measles in NSW residents with onset in 2017. Of this, 16 locally acquired cases reported are related to the Western Sydney outbreak. A new case in Quaker Hill has prompted a public warning from NSW Health. […] The post Western Sydney measles outbreak now 16 locally acquired cases appeared first on…

April 18, 2017
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