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New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) suggest that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning from campylobacter, a bug most commonly found on raw chicken, during their lifetime....

The Royal Navy’s largest training establishment in Torpoint, Cornwall has reported dozens of cases of norovirus, according to multiple media accounts. The BBC reports that the outbreak became known...

Federal health officials are advising travelers to Scotland ensure they are immunized against mumps due to an ongoing outbreak of the viral disease in that country. On Friday, the Centers for Disease...

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In a follow-up to a report on this website earlier today, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following statement in a Global Alert and Response (GAR) today: On 12 May 2015, WHO received...

A norovirus outbreak at a elderly care facility in Ljungby, Sweden has been linked to imported frozen raspberries, according to the Livsmedelsverket, or National Food Administration (NFA) of Sweden (computer...

Following the case of an emergency physician who tested positive for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) last November, Italian health officials are reporting the second case of EVD in a nurse who had returned from...

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Clients who used a piercing and tattoo studio in Newport have been offered precautionary health checks. Concerns were raised after five people with serious skin infections were identified as having had...

The number of gonorrhea cases reported in Norway hit a quarter of a century high as the increase in cases has been reported in both men who have sex with men (MSM) and among heterosexuals, Norway health...

After reporting more than 11,000 measles cases during the past year, according to the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for people...

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With an increase in the seasonal prevalence of norovirus across Scotland, NHS Western Isles is issuing advice to the public, in particular when visiting friends and family in hospital. With cases of norovirus...