In May, June and July 2015, NSW Health issued advice about:

During May, June and July 2015, the Communicable Diseases Branch reported:

  • The commencement of the influenza season and predominance of influenza B
  • MERS-CoV alert issued and situation updates
  • New cases of Leptospirosis, Hepatitis A, Hendra, Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS), Haemophilus influenzae type b disease, Pertussis, Hepatitis D, Invasive meningococcal disease, Tetanus, Measles in an unvaccinated traveller and Mumps in an unvaccinated child
  • NSW update on Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and results from a randomised clinical trial which supports early treatment of HIV
  • NSW update on Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • Ebola virus disease (EVD) update – Liberia declared Ebola-free
  • An Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV) positive bat reported and new cases of Brucellosis, with pig-hunting as a risk factor
  • Legionnaires’ Disease in a returned traveller from Anzac commemorations in Europe

See: Communicable Diseases Weekly Report​​​​​​​​

Page Updated: Monday 7 September 2015
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