In a follow-up on the ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports from September 2016 to 17 February 2017 the Romanian National Institute...

In 2016, a regional action plan for Europe contributing to the implementation of the global viral hepatitis elimination strategy was developed by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. In an article published...

Nearly three dozen Belgian tourists were reported exposed to the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis, while vacationing at the Witrivier (Whiteriver) near the Mimi Moya Eco Lodge, situated in the north...

Influenza activity is decreasing in all regions of metropolitan France, according to Santé publique France (computer translated). The epidemic is declining and three regions have entered the post-epidemic...

Health officials in Catalonia have reported twelve measles cases among young adults in Barcelona, according to a La Vanguardia report (computer translated).  The twelve cases diagnosed so far in the...

A Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal ICU in Spain has prompted the Ministry of Health to close the unit, according to a Radio Madrid report (computer translated). According to the report, the...

A steep increase of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) has been reported since the beginning of December 2016 from China. During this wave, the number of human cases is already higher than during the...

Romania saw 15 measles cases in 2015. Since 2016, this number has blown-up to 2,165, including 13 fatalities. This is largely due to bogus claims from anti-vaccination campaigns in the country, according...

Since June 2016, at least 24 countries in the WHO European Region have reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus in wild birds and domestic poultry. At least 3 of these...

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...