More research needed on the impact of microplastics on human health

Source: ESR A scientist leading a study on the effects of microplastics in the New Zealand environment is welcoming calls for a further assessment of...

Measles numbers continue to rise

Source: ESR There were another 106 confirmed cases of measles in the past week, taking the number of cases for 2019 to 639 ESR surveillance shows...

New Guidelines for TB Control

Source: ESR ESR welcomes the release of the new Guidelines for Tuberculosis (TB) Control by the Ministry of Health today. The guidelines, which were developed by...

Measles cases still climbing | ESR

Source: ESR There were another 69 confirmed cases of measles in the past week, taking the number of cases for 2019 to 516. ESR surveillance shows...

Study recommends new methods to identify shellfish contamination risk

Source: ESR Research looking at ways to reduce the risk of foodborne illness associated with shellfish consumption has highlighted the threat of contamination from a...

NZ’s flu season may have peaked

Source: ESR The latest influenza surveillance shows a continuing drop in numbers of flu and flu-like illnesses around the country for the fourth week running. ESR...

Flu numbers drop | ESR

Source: ESR National community influenza-like illness (ILI) activity has decreased again for the third consecutive week. ESR’s latest on-line Influenza Intelligence Report for the week ending...

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