Every year in Europe, some 23 million people are sickened by foodborne diseases, in which approximately 4700 people die, according to estimates published a review of the most recent available data entitled...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 1,310 people – 643 adults and 667 children- were reported infected with measles last week in Ukraine, according to Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health. This...

UK health officials are reporting an increase in sexually transmitted infections (STI) diagnosed in 2018, with gonorrhea cases showing the largest increase. Overall, new STI diagnoses in 2018 increased...

Müller UK is recalling Cadbury Dairy Milk Cheesecake and Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Cheesecake dessert products as a precaution due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the products.                 Product...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Iceland Chief Epidemiologist (computer translated) now recommends vaccinating pregnant women for pertussis, or whooping cough. The vaccine is a combination vaccine with diphtheria...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Evergem area, Flanders, Belgium, health authorities say the national reference center found a genetic similarity...

By News Desk   @bactiman63 Reports from Health Protection Scotland (HPS) show that the sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have all increased from 2017 to 2018. In...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Yersinia enterocolitica outbreak ongoing in Sweden and Denmark, health officials from both countries in this cross-border outbreak to a cumulative...

The search for a global Strep A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2,000 Group A Streptococcus samples from around the world. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute,...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 In 2018, Ukraine health officials reported some 54,000 measles cases and before the end of May 2019, the number has nearly been reached. According to the Center for Public...