Sevan has recalled all of its all spice mixes sold since October 2014 today (see below) after health officials in Sweden’s Public Health Agency suggested that the product may be linked to the outbreak,...

French health authorities have reported (computer translated) that the nasty gastrointestinal bug, norovirus, is behind the more than 1,000 illnesses among participants at  Mud Day in Levens (Alpes-Maritimes)...

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European health officials are reporting the first human West Nile virus case in a patient from Sofia, Bulgaria. The transmission season in Europe is from June to November. The European Centre for Disease...

In an update to a report at the beginning of June, Spanish National Radio reports (computer translated) the 6-year-old boy from Olot with diphtheria admitted to the Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona...

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German company, BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH announced the launch of the foodproof® Norovirus Detection Kit (GI, GII, GIV) earlier this month— a fast, sensitive, easy-to-use, molecular diagnostic kit,...

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British health officials have released the 2014 sexually transmitted infection (STI) data and found there were 439,243 sexually transmitted infections reported in England in 2014. The impact of STIs...

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The Scottish Government has announced that from 1 September, the meningitis B vaccine will be introduced to the routine childhood vaccination programme in Scotland. Scotland is now one of the few nations...

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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...