A very rare parasite was discovered residing in the brain of a man from the United Kingdom by researchers at CUH Addenbrooke, the 1 cm long tapeworm lived there for at least four years. The tapeworm,...

For the past two weeks, Portugal has experienced one of the largest Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Europe’s history with 336 cases and 10 deaths, according to an RTE report today. Portugal Health...

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs (computer translated) is reporting today a second bird flu outbreak at a Netherlands farm. The latest outbreak has been detected Ter Aar (Zuid-Holland) in the southern...

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The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. commented Tuesday on the recent confirmation of outbreaks of the Highly Pathogenic avian ‘flu (HPAI) in Germany, the Netherlands...

The Fødevarestyrelsen, the Danish Food and Veterinary Administration (computer translated), has raised the threat rating from low to medium over the discovery of the highly pathogenic avian influenza...

In a follow-up to a story yesterday concerning the avian influenza (AI) outbreak in Yorkshire, England, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA)...

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Several Trinity College Dublin students staying at Goldsmith Hall had to move to different accommodations after a infestation of bedbugs was discovered, according to an Independent.ie report. Despite...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Europe’s third bird flu outbreak in less than two weeks has been tentatively identified as an H5 variety – although further testing is required...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Although it is a little rough, we’ve a translation of a letter posted on the central government site for the Netherlands (Rijksoverheid.nl) that confirms...

In what has been reported to be the third largest Legionnaires’ disease outbreak seen since the disease was first discovered in 1976, the outbreak in suburban Portugal has claimed the lives of more people. The...