A botulism outbreak that has struck two villages in Armenia has sickened two people, according to Armenian press. The source of the infections has been linked to homemade canned marinade. Less than a...

For the second time in a month, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA) has reported H5N8 avian influenza in a flock of turkeys at a farm in...

Following reports from the South Lakeland District Council less than two weeks ago of an investigation into a half-dozen confirmed Campylobacter cases linked to a Kendal farm, the case count has reached...

Officials with the Diphtheria Reference Centre, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) in Vienna reported an imported case of cutaneous diphtheria (C. diphtheriae) in a tourist to Sri Lanka,...

Health officials in the UK are reporting increases in the gastrointestinal bugs, norovirus and rotavirus, according to a updated report published by Public Health England (PHE) this week. PHE reports...

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales has confirmed a finding of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 in a wild duck in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. This is the same strain of the disease confirmed at...

The study, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Public Health England, found that the fall in visits was biggest among young children (the age group that receives the rotavirus...

Correction: We received the following from Sara Rörbecker from Folkhälsomyndigheten: Dear editor, This article contains information that is unfortunately incorrect. No rabies virus has been found...

Public Health Wales is reminding local people of important steps to take as norovirus is known to be circulating in the community in North Wales. The reminder comes as a number of wards at Wrexham Maelor,...

The health authority of Mainz-Bingen district in eastern Germany (computer translated) is currently investigating several human cases of tularemia, or hare plague/rabbit fever. The six affected had participated...