Bulgarian health officials have have instituted an epidemiological investigation in the seaside city of Varna after a man contracted and died from anthrax. According to authorities from the health ministry...

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European health officials are reporting an slight increase in antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea in 2013, according to a newly published report Thursday. Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted...

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The Netherlands is the first country where the burden of disease due to Lyme disease has been determined. The burden of disease is a measure for the number of lost healthy life years caused by a disease....

Sevan has recalled all of its all spice mixes sold since October 2014 today (see below) after health officials in Sweden’s Public Health Agency suggested that the product may be linked to the outbreak,...

French health authorities have reported (computer translated) that the nasty gastrointestinal bug, norovirus, is behind the more than 1,000 illnesses among participants at  Mud Day in Levens (Alpes-Maritimes)...

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European health officials are reporting the first human West Nile virus case in a patient from Sofia, Bulgaria. The transmission season in Europe is from June to November. The European Centre for Disease...

In an update to a report at the beginning of June, Spanish National Radio reports (computer translated) the 6-year-old boy from Olot with diphtheria admitted to the Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona...

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German company, BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH announced the launch of the foodproof® Norovirus Detection Kit (GI, GII, GIV) earlier this month— a fast, sensitive, easy-to-use, molecular diagnostic kit,...

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British health officials have released the 2014 sexually transmitted infection (STI) data and found there were 439,243 sexually transmitted infections reported in England in 2014. The impact of STIs...

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The Scottish Government has announced that from 1 September, the meningitis B vaccine will be introduced to the routine childhood vaccination programme in Scotland. Scotland is now one of the few nations...