By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Epidemiological Surveillance Urgency Service (SUVEC) of the Epidemiological Surveillance Network of Catalonia (XVEC) reported this week (computer translated)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nine patients and two staff with Norovirus symptoms at Limerick hospital THERE ARE two confirmed cases of the winter vomiting bug at a Limerick city hospital following...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the tularemia outbreak in Sweden, health officials (Folkhalsomyndigheten) report an additional 90 cases during the past week, bringing the total...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Tuscany, Italy are reporting (computer translated) an outbreak of the superbug bacterium, New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Carbapenemase-producing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles situation in Romania, the Institutul Naţional de Sănătate Publică reported (computer translated) an additional 54 new confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the tularemia situation in Sweden, health officials (Folkhalsomyndigheten) reported an additional 100 cases during the past week, bringing the total...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mumps Public Health England (PHE) reported a total of 2,028 confirmed cases of mumps during the second quarter of 2019, an increase over the first quarter of 2019...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ireland Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released their 2018 drinking water report this week which reveals that the incidence of Cryptosporidium detections...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Zorg en Gezondheid in Belgium report (computer translated) that some 150 students and teachers from the Spermalie Hotel and Tourism School in Bruges...

Scientists studying scarlet fever have identified a new strain of disease-causing bacteria, which may explain a rise in more serious Strep A infections in England and Wales, according to results from cases...