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A Fareham bakery released a statement today in response to norovirus that has affected both staff and customers: Firstly I would like to state that Soothills Bakery has NOT been closed down and furthermore...

About a month after being readmitted to the hospital suffering from meningitis caused by Ebola, Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey has been discharged from Royal Free Hospital in London Wednesday and...

Reduced vaccination coverage in children due to parental failure to get their children vaccinated has led to an increase in the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, in recent years including cases...

The Norway Institute for Public Health, or Folkehelseinstituttet has announced a mumps outbreak, primarily among university students. The first reported cases were in the Trondheim area–the Norwegian...

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Public Health Protection Unit and Infection Control Team are investigating an increased incidence of Serratia marcescens in the Neonatal Unit within the Maternity unit...

Bacteria are all around us, we are told. However, according to the National Institutes of Health, less than 1% of them cause disease in people. Well, that list may have just gotten a little bigger. A 47-year-old...

Up to 176 travelers from the UK and Canada contracted the parasitic infection, Cyclosporiasis, while on holiday in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico this summer, according to Eurosurveillance report...

More than 1,600 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases have been reported thus far in the United States with more than a quarter of all cases reported from California. According to officials Centers for Disease...

Officials with the Public Health England, Wiltshire Council, and DEFRA confirmed a case of anthrax in a cow on a farm in the Westbury area of Wiltshire. The Department for Environment, Food &...

If being infested with maggots wasn’t bad enough, it turns out that they can carry bacteria that can be worse, even deadly.  A 69-year-old French man apparently died of just such a bacterial infection,...