The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or Folkhelseinstitutet (computer translated) has reported an additional two wound botulism cases linked to contaminated heroin, bringing the total in...

In a report in the Azer News yesterday, Azerbaijan health officials say they saw six cases of food botulism last month, which killed one individual. The food borne outbreak has been linked to homemade...

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Two countries, Norway and Scotland have been seeing a significant number of wound botulism cases beginning in December prompting European health officials to release a rapid risk assessment Monday. The...

Public Health England is reporting a rise in cases of scarlet fever this year seeing nearly 1,300 cases during the first month and a half of 2015. This is nearly double the number of cases reported during...

Nearly seventy people have contracted hepatitis A in the Republic of Dagestan in the North Caucasus region, according to a Moscow Times report. The 69 cases of the viral disease were recorded in 3 different...

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In a follow-up to reports of a wound botulism outbreak in Scotland in intravenous drug users, Health Protection Scotland says from 21 December 2014 to 9 February, 21 people in Scotland have been admitted...

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The University College London (UCL) has recently been informed by Public Health England that one of our students has died from confirmed meningococcal disease. Our thoughts are with the student’s family...

Health authorities in Kosovo have declared an outbreak of the bacterial disease, tularemia, after recording 206 human cases since the first of the year. In a Health Ministry statement, “All the...

A spike in the number of cases of a relatively rare sexually transmitted infection in the Dublin area of Ireland has prompted an investigation by Irish health authorities. Since May 2014, officials report...

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Ireland food safety authorities say that campylobacteriosis continues to be the most commonly reported foodborne illness in Ireland reporting over 300 more cases in 2014 than the year prior (2,600 vs 2,288...