Leptospirosis — Australia
The University of Sydney has reported 6 confirmed cases of leptospirosis in dogs in the inner west. All the dogs died or were euthanized.
The specific suburbs where leptospirosis has been reported are Surry Hills, Glebe and Darlinghurst.
While it is thought the recent outbreak could be due to major construction occurring in Sydney and therefore increased exposure to rats and contamination of subterranean water, the current source of infection and the strain of bacteria involved are