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Twenty additional members of the workforce at the Commonwealth Games Village have been reported as experiencing mild gastrointestinal symptoms. All 20 have been told to remain at home until they have...

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The 34th meeting of UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board has concluded in Geneva after three days of discussions and debate. The importance of ensuring the inclusion of HIV in the post-2015 sustainable...

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Public Health England (PHE)  published it’s annual 2013 data for dengue fever and chikungunya earlier this week. In 2013, 541 cases of dengue fever were reported in travelers returning from dengue-affected...

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Public Health Wales is warning of an increase in cases of infectious syphilis across Wales and is urging anyone who may have been at risk to seek testing. Last month, Public Health Wales warned of an increase...

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PRESS RELEASE There were 446,253 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) diagnosed in England in 2013, according to new Public Health England (PHE) data out today: close to the number diagnosed in 2012...

A case of Legionnaires’ disease identified in a baby born in heated birthing pool has prompted English health officials to temporarily advise against the home use of birthing pools with built-in heaters...

In an update of the Bacillus cereus outbreak affecting NICUs in England hospitals shows  the total number of cases linked to its investigation of blood poisoning (septicemia) in babies being treated...

Since May 2013, France has reported 23 imported cases of the mosquito borne viruses, chikungunya and dengue fever, from 18 departments, according to a Pourquoi Docteur report last week (computer translated). In...

An outbreak of mumps has struck the 500-year-old college as at least 18 people have contracted the contagious disease, according to a report in The Oxford Times today. Brasenose College bursar Philip...

The Agence Regionale de Sante Corse is reporting a cluster of the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis, in people who swam in a river in Southern Corsica, according to a press statement (computer translated). The...