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The University College London (UCL) has recently been informed by Public Health England that one of our students has died from confirmed meningococcal disease. Our thoughts are with the student’s family...

Health authorities in Kosovo have declared an outbreak of the bacterial disease, tularemia, after recording 206 human cases since the first of the year. In a Health Ministry statement, “All the...

A spike in the number of cases of a relatively rare sexually transmitted infection in the Dublin area of Ireland has prompted an investigation by Irish health authorities. Since May 2014, officials report...

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Ireland food safety authorities say that campylobacteriosis continues to be the most commonly reported foodborne illness in Ireland reporting over 300 more cases in 2014 than the year prior (2,600 vs 2,288...

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Public Health England (PHE) can confirm that a second UK military healthcare worker has been transported back to England, following likely exposure to the Ebola virus via a needle-stick injury when treating...

In a follow-up to an earlier story, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, or Folkehelseinstituttet, announced additional cases of botulism among intravenous drug users in the Oslo area (computer...

Health officials in Norway are reporting the death of an Oslo woman who contracted the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri while traveling in Thailand, according to a Folkehelseinstituttet...

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In a follow-up to an earlier report, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Lanarkshire, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating two new probable cases of Botulism in people who inject...

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Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who was admitted to the Royal Free Hospital with Ebola in December 2014, has been discharged today. Ms Cafferkey has made a complete recovery and is now free of the...

Just a day after NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland reported a ten-fold increase in mumps thus far in 2015, the University of Glasgow reports seeing cases in an unspecified number of students. According to a...