In April, Communicable Diseases Branch reported on:

  • new HIV surveillance data - 357 notifications in 2013
  • new cases of measles, tetanus, meningococcal disease, Zika and Chikungunya infections
  • trends in syphilis, gonorrhoea, chlamydia and Ross River virus infections
  • salmonellosis outbreaks linked to raw eggs in uncooked foods
  • gastroenteritis outbreaks in institutions – seasonal increase in child care centres
  • flavivirus detections in sentinel chickens
  • human exposure to Australian Bat Lyssavirus in a bat
  • summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

See: Infectious Disease.

  • NHMRC published a consultation draft of their long-awaited review of the evidence on wind farms and human health.
  • The Australian Medical Association published a position statement on wind farms and health​​​.

Current as at: Tuesday 23 March 2021
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