Ukraine health officials reported an additional 967 measles – 436 adults and 531 children, during the past week. This brings the total cases to 54,065 people – 25,439 adults and 28,626 children,...

By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 Last week, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health reported (computer translated) a Campylobacter outbreak in Askøy, Hordaland county, Norway. Some 2,000 people have...

By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 Ukraine health officials reported an additional 1,133 measles cases in the past week, including 505 adults and 628 children. This brings the total cases this year to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Iceland’s Chief Epidemiologist announced this week they are preparing to launch general vaccination for chickenpox in the country in 2020. While the chickenpox vaccine...

An international team of researchers has analyzed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the first...

Every year in Europe, some 23 million people are sickened by foodborne diseases, in which approximately 4700 people die, according to estimates published a review of the most recent available data entitled...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 1,310 people – 643 adults and 667 children- were reported infected with measles last week in Ukraine, according to Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health. This...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Yersinia enterocolitica outbreak ongoing in Sweden and Denmark, health officials from both countries in this cross-border outbreak to a cumulative...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 In 2018, Ukraine health officials reported some 54,000 measles cases and before the end of May 2019, the number has nearly been reached. According to the Center for Public...

New Jersey state health officials report an overseas traveler who has been confirmed to have had measles, arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty International Airport from Vienna, Austria on May 8. Authorities...