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Officials with the Public Health England, Wiltshire Council, and DEFRA confirmed a case of anthrax in a cow on a farm in the Westbury area of Wiltshire. The Department for Environment, Food &...

If being infested with maggots wasn’t bad enough, it turns out that they can carry bacteria that can be worse, even deadly.  A 69-year-old French man apparently died of just such a bacterial infection,...

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There are at least three large salmonella outbreaks ongoing in the US and Europe with three varied sources implicated in each outbreak. Two of the major outbreaks are taking place in the United States,...

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In a follow-up on the situation of Scottish nurse and Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivor who has suffered an unusual late complication from the virus she defeated 10 months ago, Royal Free London announced...

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Following the recent Hajj annual pilgrimage to Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), UK clinicians have been reminded to be vigilant for suspect Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)...

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Streptococcus pyogenes, or beta streptococcus group A (GAS) is a very common pathogenic bacterium in humans causing a wide range of disease ranging from the mild to severe and life threatening. Infections...

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Scotland health officials are investigating two suspected cases of wound botulism in injecting drug users. Both individuals are receiving hospital treatment. One of the patients is from the NHS Greater...

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Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey, is back in the hospital 10 months after recovering from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) because of an unusual late complication of her illness, Scotland health officials report. The...

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During the past month, Scotland health officials have reported nine cases of Escherichia coli O157 PT32 associated to venison products produced by a company called Highland Game in Dundee. Health Protection...

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Portugal health officials are reporting a botulism outbreak that has sickened up to six people, including one foreign national, according to the General Directorate for Health (DGS) last week (computer...