Listed Human Diseases

A Listed Human Disease (LHD) is a human disease which is communicable and may cause significant harm to human health.

Page last updated: 04 October 2017

Listed Human Diseases under the Biosecurity Act 2015 include:

  • Human influenza with pandemic potential
  • Plague
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome
  • Smallpox
  • Viral haemorrhagic fevers
  • Yellow Fever