Europe Archives - Outbreak News Today | Outbreak News Today Outbreak News Today
Subscribe: RSS Twitter

North Wales reports norovirus circulation

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, Chirk Community and Mold Community Hospitals are...

Tularemia cases investigated in eastern Germany

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 in early October on a vintage in the northern...

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016: ‘Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health issues of our time’

On the occasion of the 9th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is releasing its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic consumption. In 2015, antibiotic resistance continued...

CDC issues travel notice for Romania due to measles outbreak

As of the end of October, Romanian health officials have recorded approximately 1,000 measles cases, this compares to seven cases in 2015. The outbreak in Romania has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel alert...

Belgium reports rabid bat: 1st indigenous case

In late September 2016, the Scientific Institute of Public Health ( ISP ) confirmed the diagnosis of rabies in a bat of the species (Eptesicus serotinus), according to a press release in October (computer translated). This was discovered by a foreign...

Botulism death reported in Yerevan, Armenia

Homemade canned peppers have been linked to four botulism cases, including one fatality in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan, according to Armenia Public Television. According to the report, the four family members had eaten the canned peppers on...

Kyrgyzstan certified malaria free

In April 2016, WHO declared that the European Region had achieved an important milestone: all 53 countries in the region had interrupted the chain of indigenous malaria transmission for at least 1 year. Countries that maintain zero locally-acquired malaria...

Wahaca restaurants close due to suspected norovirus outbreak

English health officials have opened up an investigation of several Wahaca Mexican restaurants after hundreds of staff and patrons have become ill with suspected norovirus. The restaurant chain, founded by 2005 MasterChef winner Thomasina Miers, announced...

Malaria: France, UK and US report most imported cases; majority from West Africa

An international study, led by the University of Southampton, shows the UK and France experience the highest number of malaria cases imported from other countries. Research led by WorldPop, based at the University, examined and mapped the movement of...

Romania measles cases continue rise, nearly 1000 cases reported

In a follow-up to a report five weeks ago concerning the measles situation in Romania, the Ministry of Health now puts the measles tally in the southeastern European country at just shy of 1,000 cases, according to a Romania-Insider report Friday. With...
© 2016 Outbreak News Today · Subscribe: RSS Twitter ·