In the United States it’s called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and across the pond in England it’s known as acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), but no matter what you call it, it is a rare but...

The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Dengvaxia®, Sanofi’s dengue vaccine. The marketing authorization follows the October 18, 2018, recommendation by the European Medicines...

Ukraine health officials report an additional 2,611 measles cases the week ending Dec. 8, including 847 adults and 1,764 children. Since the beginning of 2018, 44,937 people (17,418 adults and 29,519...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Lisbon and Tagus Valley, Portugal, 26 measles cases have been laboratory confirmed in these regions early November. The Observador reports (computer translated) that...

Here’s a lesson for the next textbook on malaria: If at first you succeed, don’t rest on your laurels or become complacent. Put your head down and keep working. Public health officials in the Republic...

Ebola and Lassa fever are among the deadly diseases to be tackled in a pioneering new UK vaccine centre, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced this weekend. Based in Oxford, the Vaccines Manufacturing...

Finland health officials have issued a measles warning (computer translated) for the Luodo, Ostrobothnia area after a child tested positive for the contagious viral disease. The child reportedly contracted...

Swedish health officials have reported an unusual rise in campylobacter cases in the last two weeks. The increase coincides with reports of elevated occurrence of campylobacter in chicken flocks. An...

The Icelandic Food Administration reported that an outbreak of norovirus has been attributed to tainted oysters. Officials report 44 cases linked to a restaurant in early November. These are oysters...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Lisbon, Portugal, the number of cases of measles this month in the region of Lisbon and Tagus Valley has increased to 32, with 22 of these cases being confirmed, according...