A large parasitic worm found in the urinary system may have contributed to the death of an elderly woman in the Czech Republic, according to a AsiaOne report today. According to the report, the 76-year-old...

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Health authorities in Lanarkshire, Scotland are advising the young adult public (20-35 years) to get vaccinated with the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine in light of a surge of mumps reported...

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AbbVie announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorizations for its all-oral, short-course, interferon-free treatment of VIEKIRAX® (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir tablets) +...

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On Friday, two volunteers in the Ebola outbreak in Africa were transported to the United Kingdom fro monitoring due to potential contact with Ebola virus. Public Health England says the individuals have...

Health officials in Germany are advising physicians, infectious disease specialists and travel medicine specialists to be aware of the potential of importation of the “Monkey malaria”, Plasmodium...

H5N8 avian influenza (AI) continues to strike the Rostock Zoo in Germany just days after a white stork and other birds were culled. According to a zoo press release (computer translated), a Red Ibis and...

The Royal Free Hospital released an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient, Pauline Cafferkey today, and the news is promising. According to a statement health officials say, “Pauline Cafferkey...

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West Midlands and Devon, Cornwall and Somerset Region/PHE Centre’s recorded 20 hospital norovirus outbreaks each leading regions during the last month of 2014, according to Public Health England...

An injecting heroin user from Oslo, Norway contracted botulism, according to a Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) report last week (computer translated). Health officials say the patient developed...

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating three new probable cases of Botulism in drug injecting heroin users. Two of the...