By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Local media in Edinburgh, Scotland are reporting that two people have been admitted to a local hospital being treated for diphtheria. This has been confirmed by NHS Lothian. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Salmonella Newport outbreak in Sweden, Folkhalsomyndigheten reports the Salmonella Newport outbreak that began late July has grown to 31 cases....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A young man in Madrid, Spain has been diagnosed with dengue fever contacted via sexual transmission, one of the first cases of sexual transmission of dengue in the world, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Swedish health officials aka Folkhalsomyndigheten report investigating a national outbreak of Salmonella infection last week. According to authorities, with the help...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Iceland are reporting an increase in norovirus infections in recent weeks. Local media report (computer translated) a large number of residents...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the local Zika transmission situation in in Hyères city, Var department, France, health officials reported Wednesday (computer translated) an additional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UK health officials have detected Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) in ticks in two areas of England. This is the first time the virus has been detected in ticks...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Measles In an update on the measles outbreak in Ukraine, 45 additional people became ill with measles during the past week, which includes 18 adults and 27 children. During...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Public Health Wales are urging people to make sure they have received the MMR vaccination as it investigates cases of suspected mumps in universities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak affecting Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) students, Belgium newsource, RTL Info reports (computer translated) the...