About viral haemorrhagic fever
Viral haemorrhagic fevers are a group of rare but potentially life-threatening illnesses that are caused by different viruses. Dengue fever is the only viral haemorrhagic fever known to occur in Australia.
Prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
For information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, see healthdirect's viral haemorrhagic fever page.
Surveillance and reporting
Viral haemorrhagic fever is a nationally notifiable disease.
We monitor cases through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS).
For more on viral haemorrhagic fever in Australia, you can search Communicable Diseases Intelligence.