Health officials in the UK are reporting increases in the gastrointestinal bugs, norovirus and rotavirus, according to a updated report published by Public Health England (PHE) this week. PHE reports...

The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales has confirmed a finding of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 in a wild duck in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. This is the same strain of the disease confirmed at...

The study, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Public Health England, found that the fall in visits was biggest among young children (the age group that receives the rotavirus...

Correction: We received the following from Sara Rörbecker from Folkhälsomyndigheten: Dear editor, This article contains information that is unfortunately incorrect. No rabies virus has been found...

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,...

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...

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...