Measles cases total 215 after new cases in Counties Manukau

Source: ESR ESR says a further 14 cases of measles have been confirmed over the past week, bringing the total so far in 2019 to...

Best to tone down the tinsel

Source: ESR An ESR scientist says Yuletide traditions could be contributing to a hidden tide of plastic making its way into our environment. Dr Olga Pantos...

How to track foreign objects in food

Source: ESR ESR food forensic scientists say they have a number of ways of working out whether an object found in food has been put...

Sexually transmitted infections data show increased syphilis and gonorrhoea in New Zealand

Source: ESR Cases of syphilis in New Zealand continue to increase, with new ESR data showing 548 reported for the 12 months ended March 2019...

ESR offers testing in fight against synthetic drugs

Source: ESR Following more than 50 deaths in New Zealand now associated with synthetic cannabinoid use, ESR is offering a unique service to all DHBs...

Influenza rate still higher than usual

Source: ESR The rate of influenza among New Zealanders is higher than usual for this time of year but the severity of illness is low...

ESR says groundwater critical to large number of drinking supplies

Source: ESR                                   ESR leading water scientist Murray Close says...

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