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About two months after Europe reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) was seen in Sofia, Bulgaria, health officials are now reporting seven human WNV cases across several countries. As of Aug....

Slovakian health officials are reporting an increase in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis in 2014 compared to the previous year. Slovak media reports of 370 syphilis...

A 60-year-old man from Valencian Community, Gandia city, Spain  has been identified as contracting a autochthonous, or locally acquired case of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to the...

About a month after Bulgaria health officials reported a human anthrax fatality in Varna, the Focus Information Agency reports  an animal outbreak in the village of Bozveliysko, district of Varna. An...

Between the middle of 2014 to the middle of this year, Ireland health officials have reported 1,993 mumps cases with about half saying they received  1, 2 or 3 doses of the preventive MMR vaccine, according...

Two people from Artamed village in Armenia’s Armavir province have been hospitalized after contracting the bacterial disease, anthrax, according to Armenian media accounts. It is reported that the two...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Although one doesn’t traditionally think of vector-borne diseases like Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Crimea-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, and Malaria as being...

People are fleeing certain African and Middle Eastern countries in large numbers and many are headed to the countries of Europe. In fact, one report notes that about 5,000 people flee Eritrea each month,...

In a follow-up to a report Wednesday of a human case of brucellosis in Rila, Bulgaria, the regional health inspectorate in Kyustendil say the number people infected have increased to at least 11, according...

A number of animal cases and a human case of the bacterial, zoonotic disease, Brucellosis, have been reported from the town of Rila, Kyustendil Province, in southwestern Bulgaria, according to a Bulgarian...