Cases of measles notified in the Darwin-Palmerston area since mid-February have increased to 12 and more are currently being assessed for this very contagious disease.
The outbreak of measles that began in mid-February has increased to eight cases. A further four cases have been confirmed in the past two days in the Darwin area.
Territorians are being warned to be alert for measles and get immunised if required, following confirmation of two cases of this highly contagious disease in Darwin.
Residents and visitors in the Top End are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with potential Kunjin virus activity detected in the East Arnhem and Darwin regions.
Learn about the Tobacco Control Act amendments, including the sale and promotion of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), heat-not-burn and all other devices (including their accessories) like those used for vaping.
Applications for the 2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners Scholarships are now open.
Community consultation is now taking place across the Territory, giving you the opportunity to help shape the principles, vision and key focus areas for the Northern Territory’s Mental Health Strategic Plan and Suicide Prevention Plan.
Researcher Dr Matt Brearley, from the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC), has been recognised as the Accredited Exercise Scientist of the Year for his outstanding work in the field of thermal physiology.
Territorians are being urged to vaccinate against meningococcal disease, following the death of a woman in Darwin on New Year’s Day.
The seasonal influenza outbreak across the Top End of the Northern Territory is continuing.