Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi. These diseases can spread from the environment or from one person to another resulting in illness in our communities.
We provide public health workers with expertise, support and resources for the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
Updated 17 Dec 2019
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