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​​​.
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