Measles The measles outbreak in Ukraine increased by 1,401 cases in the past week (560 adults and 841 children), bringing the total for the year to 21,894 (8,557 adults and 13,037 children) for the...

Media in Wales are reporting a rare case of cowpox infection in a 15-year-old boy from the Wrexham-Cheshire border. This is the first such case in Wales in over a decade. Apparently, the boy contracted...

In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O26 outbreak in France, between February and May 2018, several children with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), some of whom were infected with Escherichia coli (E....

Researchers with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) shows that two types of bacteria that can...

Infections with bacteria resistant to carbapenems, a group of highly effective antibiotics, pose a significant threat to patients and healthcare systems in all EU/EEA countries, warns ECDC in a Rapid Risk...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak situation in England, health officials report between 1 January 2018 and 31 May 2018 there have been 587 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were...

Since the beginning of May 2018, thirteen cases of an unusual salmonella type (S. Typhimurium MLVA 2-17-NN-211) have been identified by the Public Health Authority’s microbial monitoring program,...

Romanian health officials reported an additional 109 measles cases from the period of Jun 4-Jun 8 in 14 counties and in Bucharest, according to a National Center for Communicable Disease Control and...

Ukrainian health officials reported yesterday that because of the large number of adults infected with measles this year, the government made the decision to fund free vaccines for adults at risk, according...

Officials with Public Health England reported on newly published data today that revealed a 20 percent increase in 2017 compared to 2016. There were 7,137 diagnoses of syphilis reported in 2017 compared...