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In Melbourne’s South East, mpox transmission continues to be high. This means that those in the community with a greater chance of exposure to mpox, who have not yet been vaccinated, are at higher risk...

A number of poultry farms in Victoria are currently affected by avian influenza. These outbreaks have been caused by two different strains of the virus. The risk of these strain spreading to humans is regarded...

Additional clinics and pharmacies are providing mpox vaccinations following an increase in the number of locally confirmed cases. Victoria’s Chief Health Officer today issued a health alert saying that 16 cases had been reported in the...

Influenza vaccinations for 2024 are now available, with the vaccine recommended for everyone over the age of six months. Influenza is highly contagious and, while it can be mild in some people, it can also cause...

COVID-19 continues to affect the Victorian community and we encourage you to follow the latest advice and recommendations for vaccination, and to stay home and recover if you become unwell. Comprehensive advice, data and information –...

Visitors to public swimming pools are being urged to follow healthy hygiene practices following several outbreaks of gastroenteritis (gastro). This year, hundreds of people across Melbourne have been diagnosed with cryptosporidiosis (crypto), with many cases linked...

Victoria has recorded its highest annual number of Buruli ulcer cases – 363 cases in 2023 – with almost half of these recorded in the SEPHU catchment....