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UK health officials say that hepatitis B and C cases accounted for 93 percent of infectious disease reports in English prisons during 2014.  1,174 of 1,268 infectious diseases reported were either hepatitis...

In a follow-up to reports earlier this year, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) says the botulism outbreak linked to  people who inject drugs is ongoing , in fact, they says that dozens of people have been...

In a follow-up to the report of the first diphtheria case in Spain in 30 years, European health officials say the case in a 6-year-old highlights the challenge for preparedness against diphtheria in the...

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British health officials reported Friday an increase in travel associated malaria cases in the country in 2014, compared to 2013, according to a Public Health England report. The report notes that there...

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Public Health England (PHE) is working with the NHS, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and NHS England to investigate a small number of mycobacterial infections potentially...

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Public Health Wales, the Regulatory Service for Cardiff, the Vale and Bridgend Councils, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and the Food Standards Agency are working together to investigate an outbreak...

The Luxembourg Department of Health issued a statement Friday (computer translated) warning the public about a rise in the number of hantavirus cases seen so far in 2015. Although health authorities...

An unimmunized 6-year-old boy from Olot has contracted diphtheria and is currently admitted at an Barcelona hospital ICU. This is the first recorded case of diphtheria in Spain since 1986, according...

A Cryptosporidium outbreak reported in south-Central areas of Sweden has sickened at least 40 and is being linked to kosläpp 2015, according to a Norran report (computer translated). The report notes...

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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....