H5N8 avian influenza (AI) continues to strike the Rostock Zoo in Germany just days after a white stork and other birds were culled. According to a zoo press release (computer translated), a Red Ibis and...

The Royal Free Hospital released an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient, Pauline Cafferkey today, and the news is promising. According to a statement health officials say, “Pauline Cafferkey...

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West Midlands and Devon, Cornwall and Somerset Region/PHE Centre’s recorded 20 hospital norovirus outbreaks each leading regions during the last month of 2014, according to Public Health England...

An injecting heroin user from Oslo, Norway contracted botulism, according to a Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) report last week (computer translated). Health officials say the patient developed...

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating three new probable cases of Botulism in drug injecting heroin users. Two of the...

A day following reports of two cases of H5N8 avian influenza in mallard ducks at Saxony-Anhalt, the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin report an additional case in a white stork at the Rostock Zoo (computer...

The Ebola positive nurse from the United Kingdom remains in critical condition, according to a statement from her family today. According to the statement from Pauline Cafferkey’s family: “We...

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Aldi has recalled 200g packs of Choceur Treasures with a best before date of 1 September 2015 because salmonella has been detected in one batch of the product, which has been on sale in Aldi stores in...

An American health care provider working in Sierra Leone who experienced a high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus will be coming to the Biocontainment Unit at Nebraska Medicine for observation and possible...

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The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Public Health Protection Unit, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating two probable cases of Botulism in drug injecting heroin users....