News and Media Releases

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NZ's flu season may have peaked

08 August 2019

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

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Flu numbers drop

01 August 2019

National community influenza-like illness (ILI) activity has decreased again for the third consecutive week.

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Measles cases now at 349

22 July 2019

A further 31 cases of measles have been reported by ESR for the past week, taking the total so far for 2019 to 349.

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Measles cases now total 311

15 July 2019

ESR says a further 30 cases of measles have been confirmed for the past week, bringing the total so far in 2019 to 311.