The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) is advising teens, ages 14-18, to be offered the meningitis group W (MenW) vaccine in light of increasing numbers of cases reported in recent...

In a follow-up to a report yesterday concerning a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone who contracted the Ebola virus, Development Secretary Justine Greening in an update to the House of Commons...

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British health officials have confirmed that a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has contracted Ebola Virus Disease(EVD). A Public Health England spokesperson said, “We can confirm...

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It was reported yesterday that Germany has seen their third imported Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) since 2012 in a German resident who traveled to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates...

Germany’s Robert Koch Institut has reported (computer translated) their third imported Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) since 2012 in a German resident who traveled to Abu...

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In a follow-up to report 10 days ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that between 1 January 2014 and 1 March 2015, WHO received notification of over 23,000 cases of measles in the WHO European...

Sweden has reported their first case of measles that is linked to the large European outbreak, which includes an outbreak in Germany, according to Swedish media. The report states the patient, who was...

Health officials have recently reported a cluster of acute fatal encephalitis in three squirrel breeders possibly related to an infection with a newly identified bornavirus is an unusual event. All infected...

With more than 22,000 measles cases reported from seven European countries in the past 14 months, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on policy-makers, health care workers and parents immediately...

An 18-month-old Berlin toddler has become the first measles fatality in the German capital, according to an AFP report. Since October, Berlin has reported 570 measles cases. Today, Federal Health Minister...