NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated guidelines for citizens on coronavirus testing and quarantine in areas where comprehensive infection tracing...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Heidelberg Zoo in Germany is reporting the death of a goose at the zoo earlier this month. The bird was infected with the pathogen, H5N1 avian influenza. Presumably the goose...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Portugal health officials reported a fourth consecutive day with more than 35,000 COVID-19 cases reported, according to a Diário de Notícias report. Portugal recorded an additional...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The UK Health Security Agency reported today on a confirmed a case of avian influenza in a person in the South West of England. Officials say the person acquired the...

On Wednesday, The Italian Council of Ministers met under the chairmanship of President Mario Draghi and Minister of Health Roberto Speranza and issued a decree that introduces urgent measures to deal with...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ireland’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) reported 16 additional syphilis cases the week ending December 25, bringing the total cases to 792 with one...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the last week of 2021, Norway health officials (FHI) reported 65.4% of all COVID-19 infections that were screened or sequenced were the Omicron variant, making it...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews During the week ending on Christmas Day, Swedish health officials reported the number of COVID-19 cases increased by 14 percent compared to the week prior. Officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which has slowed the spread of some types of disease; however, gonorrhea cases saw an increase from 2019 to 2020, according to the Statens...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) reports that since Christmas Eve, the proportion of omicron variants in the screened, positive COVID-19 samples from Oslo...