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Original articles

Re-emergence of dengue virus in regional Queensland: 2019 dengue virus outbreak in Rockhampton, Central Queensland, Australia

Jacina Walker, Alyssa Pyke, Paul Florian, Fred Moore, Nicolas Smoll, Odewumi Adegbija, Arifuzzaman Khan, Rashidul Hasan, Heidi Carroll, Rachael Rodney Harris, Gulam Khandaker
Published online: 15/6/2021
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Repatriation operation in South Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic: initial planning and preparedness

Sonali Meena, Joel Chan, Tuong-Vi Phan, Samantha Butenko, Jenny Hurley, Paul McGowen, Emily Kirkpatrick, Lisa Upton, Razlyn Abdul Rahim, Matthew McConnell, Robert Hall
Published online: 27/5/2021
Full Text: (Word 319.94 KB) (PDF 3.48 MB)

Short reports

SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test results across symptomatic COVID-19 cases in Auckland, New Zealand, February–June 2020

Kevin Howe, Michael Hale, Gary Edwin Reynolds
Published online: 15/6/2021
Full Text: (Word 243.43 KB) (PDF 2.95 MB)

Annual reports

Australia’s notifiable disease status, 2016: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

NNDSS Annual Report Working Group
Published online: 27/05/2021
Full Text: (Word 16.03 MB) (PDF 10.27 MB)

Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual report of the OzFoodNet network, 2013–2015

The OzFoodNet Working Group
Published online: 15/6/2021
Full Text: (Word 1.17 MB) (PDF 4.63 MB)

Surveillance summary

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander COVID-19 Epidemiology Report 1: 28 February 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group on COVID-19; COVID-19 National Incident Room Surveillance Team; and Indigenous and Remote COVID-19 Policy and Implementation Branch
Published online: 21/5/2021
Full Text: (Word 1.74 MB) (PDF 4.52 MB)

Policy and guidelines

Revised guidelines for Australian laboratories performing mycobacteriology testing

Ivan Bastian, Lisa Shephard, Richard Lumb, and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
Published online: 15/1/2020 || Last updated: 27/5/2021
Full Text: (Word 108 KB) (PDF 2.98 MB)


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