The number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases reported during the first eight months of 2015 than during the entire year in 2014, according to a El Diario report (computer translated). The Instituto...

Since the last week of July, Executive North Regional Health officials have reported up to 16 Legionnaires’ disease cases in the second largest city of Porto, or Oporto, according to a health ministry...

Global health officials are reporting the confirmation of two cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1)  in south-western Ukraine. The cases, ages 4 years old and 10 months old...

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A cluster of infections on the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital of Wales has prompted to closure of new admission to the unit Thursday, according to the Cardiff and Vale University...

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At least eight confirmed and suspected cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) have been reported in scouts from Scotland and Sweden after returning from a scout gathering in Yamaguchi City in...

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On Saturday, Outbreak News Today published a story on the West Nile virus (WNV) situation in the European Union and surrounding areas. Part of that report was on the first human WNV case in Serbia. Today,...

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About two months after Europe reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) was seen in Sofia, Bulgaria, health officials are now reporting seven human WNV cases across several countries. As of Aug....

Slovakian health officials are reporting an increase in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis in 2014 compared to the previous year. Slovak media reports of 370 syphilis...

A 60-year-old man from Valencian Community, Gandia city, Spain  has been identified as contracting a autochthonous, or locally acquired case of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to the...

About a month after Bulgaria health officials reported a human anthrax fatality in Varna, the Focus Information Agency reports  an animal outbreak in the village of Bozveliysko, district of Varna. An...