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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Health Protection Scotland (HPS) has today announced that there has been an increase in levels of norovirus across Scotland. Latest figures show that NHS Boards are experiencing increased norovirus activity. Health...

At least six employees of the hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez in Huelva in southwestern Spain have been affected by an outbreak of scabies, according to an Hoy.es report (computer translated). The cases...