After reporting a record low number of measles cases in 2016, Europe saw a massive 400 percent increase in cases in 2017, according to newly released EpiData. Measles affected 21,315 people and caused...

In a follow-up to a report on the measles outbreak in Ukraine,  the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (computer translated) puts the outbreak case tally at 3,554 in January– 1,165 adults and 2,389...

Hundreds of additional measles cases have been reported in Greece during the past month, according to Greek health officials data. As of Feb. 1, The Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention...

During the last five years, Italian health officials reported slightly more than 10,000 measles cases (10,065) and 2017 accounted for about half of this total. According to the Ministero della Salute...

Ukraine is rated as the worst in Europe as far as measles-vaccination coverage with the Ukraine Health Ministry saying that the coverage was below 50 percent in recent years. During all of 2017, 4782...

Health officials in Kiev, Ukraine have reported an increase in measles hospitalizations in young children since the beginning of the year. Fourteen children suffering from measles have recently been...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Greece, up to 28 December 2017, 922 measles cases have been notified in Greece, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention. This number...

I have not done a annual “Top 10” list of the major infectious disease news stories since 2013 and this is the first on this website. The number of important and newsworthy events of 2017...

Officials at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden is reporting a “limited” measles outbreak during the Christmas weekend, according to a hospital news release. As of...

The hepatitis A outbreak among the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries is up to 3,813 since June 2016, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)...