New data released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe ahead of World TB Day show that new tuberculosis (TB) cases and deaths in...

In October 2016, NHS Lothian in Scotland reported on a measles outbreak with links to the University of Edinburgh. Now, the school’s Health and Safety Department issued a warning of an increase...

Europe is currently seeing three outbreaks of hepatitis A that are linked to adult men who have sex with men (MSM). Since February 2016, 287 cases have been reported in a total of 13 countries, according...

Last week, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Catharine I. Paules of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) expressed concern about the Brazil yellow fever outbreak and the potential...

In an update on the measles outbreak in Romania since September 2016, the Romanian National Institute of Public Health reported 3,196 confirmed measles cases, including 16 fatalities, as of Mar. 3. In...

A suspected norovirus outbreak that has sickened some 150 students has prompted the temporary closure of South Dartmoor Community College in Ashburton, Devon. In a letter to parents, head of school, Paul...

In a follow-up on the ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports from September 2016 to 17 February 2017 the Romanian National Institute...

In 2016, a regional action plan for Europe contributing to the implementation of the global viral hepatitis elimination strategy was developed by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. In an article published...

Nearly three dozen Belgian tourists were reported exposed to the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis, while vacationing at the Witrivier (Whiteriver) near the Mimi Moya Eco Lodge, situated in the north...

Influenza activity is decreasing in all regions of metropolitan France, according to Santé publique France (computer translated). The epidemic is declining and three regions have entered the post-epidemic...