NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) have reported 402 total Omicron cases in 21 countries through December 9. Although cases reported...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) has reported 33 confirmed omicron cases after genome sequencing as of December 7. In addition, the institute has received...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Sumy Oblast in northeastern Ukraine, four people were hospitalized with botulism after eating homemade canned mushrooms at a dinner in the city of Lebedin. According...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, National Director for Health Protection and Screening Services for Public Health Wales, Dr Meng Khaw announced the first case of Omicron variant. “The case...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A flock of free-range hens from a commercial premises near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries and Galloway, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. In...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Antwerp Zoo in Belgium is reporting two COVID-19 cases in hippopotami, the first such reported cases. The national veterinary laboratory Sciensano confirmed the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Robert Koch Institute reported Friday 74,352 new laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as 390 new deaths associated with COVID-19 in Germany. The national...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Omicron variant situation in England and Scotland, The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has identified 75 additional cases of COVID-19 with mutations...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The source of infection for the national outbreak of hepatitis A was probably imported, frozen raspberries. This is shown by the investigation that the Norwegian Food...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) reports an outbreak in Oslo, with people from several other municipalities. The cases are linked to a company (Scatec)...