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Auckland measles cases: 15

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 12:28 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of three new measles cases, taking the number of confirmed cases in Auckland for this year to 15. More >>

Nine cases of measles confirmed in Auckland

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:01 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of five new cases of measles, with the majority being close contacts of an existing case. More >>

Fourth measles case notified in Auckland

Monday, 18 March 2019, 2:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is working with the University of Auckland to contact students and staff who have shared classes with a first year student with measles. More >>

Two measles cases notified in Auckland

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 2:27 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking people who may have been exposed to measles in three public locations to be alert to symptoms. More >>

Whooping cough spike prompts call for immunisation catch ups

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:06 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service is asking parents to get their children immunised for the school year as a second spike in whooping cough cases continues. More >>

Measles alert for travellers from Philippines

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 2:15 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a new case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. More >>

Antibiotics, advice after meningococcal death

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 8:52 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has sent staff to a Motutapu Island camp to provide protective antibiotics and assess the risk to others after a young man attending the camp died from suspected meningococcal disease last night in Auckland ... More >>

Measles Alert for West Auckland

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:25 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (APRHS) has been notified of a possible case of measles at Kelston Boys’ High School, and is advising anyone who has visited the school between 20th - 25th September to be aware and watch for symptoms. More >>

Another measles case in Auckland: Call for vigilance

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 2:40 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed a second case of measles. It is likely this person has caught the disease on flight SQ285 which landed in Auckland on 22 February 2018. More >>

Measles alert for Singapore flight passengers

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 12:37 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Singapore Air flight SQ285 from Singapore at 11.45am on February 22 may have been exposed to measles, says the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). More >>

Authority upholds complaint against Santa offering Coke

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:34 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Complaints Board has agreed that Santa should not be used in advertising that promotes Coca Cola to children and young people. More >>

Dengue Fever Spike Prompts Auckland Health Warning

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:41 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

With dengue fever outbreaks across the Pacific, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is advising anyone travelling to the region to take steps to avoid mosquito bites. More >>

Don’t Give Food Poisoning for Christmas

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 10:15 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Barbecues, family feasts and outdoor eating go with the territory during the Christmas holidays - unfortunately so do the rates of gastroenteritis reported to public health. More >>

Mumps cases in Auckland more than previous 16 years added up

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 11:33 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

A ‘lost generation’ of young people is facing a triple threat of potentially serious diseases as a result of low immunisation rates in many Auckland communities. More >>

Low vaccination rates fuelling Auckland’s mumps outbreak

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:36 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is concerned not enough young Aucklanders are immunised in the face of an unrelenting mumps outbreak. More >>

New measles case confirmed

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 11:44 am | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

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. More >>

Update: Auckland typhoid outbreak

Monday, 10 April 2017, 3:37 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 10 April 2017, the number of cases of typhoid in Auckland remains unchanged for the fourth consecutive day. More >>

Advice to Pacific communities over the weekend

Friday, 7 April 2017, 5:29 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has assured members of Auckland’s Pacific community that the typhoid outbreak in Auckland is localised. More >>

Auckland typhoid outbreak update 7/4/17

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:42 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 7 April 2017, the number of cases of typhoid in Auckland remains unchanged. More >>

Update: Auckland Typhoid Outbreak

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 3:38 pm | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

As at 6 April 2017, there are 18 confirmed cases of typhoid in Auckland. There is also one probable case and a further two cases are under investigation. Of these, there are six people currently in hospital; some patients have now been discharged. More >>

 

 

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