In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Limerick, Ireland, the country’s Health Service Executive (HSE) is now reporting 15 confirmed measles cases and a linked case confirmed in Dublin. Most...

After reporting a record low number of measles cases in 2016, Europe saw a massive 400 percent increase in cases in 2017, according to newly released EpiData. Measles affected 21,315 people and caused...

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) recently confirmed eight Schmallenberg virus (SBV) sheep abortion cases in Counties Fermanagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland. These are first virus positive...

In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, Korean health officials now put the number of confirmed cases at 261, as of Friday, with 111 cases reported...

Chagas Disease (caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi) and strongyloidiasis (caused by the helminth S. stercoralis) are neglected tropical diseases that share a similar epidemiological burden and result...

A suspected anthrax outbreak in the Black Sea coast city of Trabzon, in northeastern Turkey has affected 73 people, killing one, according to the Turkish news source, Hurriyet Daily News. A anthrax-tainted...

Since the end of January, the State Serum Institute has investigated a disease outbreak of contagious hepatitis caused by hepatitis A virus infections, according to Fødevarestyrelsen (computer translated). The...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Limerick, in mid-west Ireland, health officials report six additional confirmed cases, bringing the total to 10 since the beginning of the year. Officials say...

In a follow-up to a report on the measles outbreak in Ukraine,  the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (computer translated) puts the outbreak case tally at 3,554 in January– 1,165 adults and 2,389...

Health officials in England are advising parents to be aware of the signs and symptoms of scarlet fever upon reporting substantial increases of the bacterial illness across the country. The latest Health...