With more than 22,000 measles cases reported from seven European countries in the past 14 months, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called on policy-makers, health care workers and parents immediately...

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or Folkhelseinstitutet (computer translated) has reported an additional two wound botulism cases linked to contaminated heroin, bringing the total in...

The number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases in the European Union is up dramatically from 2011 to 2012, according to new data published in the Annual epidemiological report 2014 – vaccine-preventable...

The investigation into an outbreak of measles in the south central European country has shown a probable link to an international dog show held in Vrtojba, Nova Gorica on 8 and 9 November 2014, according...

On 6 October 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of the first confirmed autochthonous case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Spain. This case represents the first human-to-human transmission...

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In a statement from Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe today: Sporadic cases of Ebola virus disease in Europe are unavoidable. This is due to travel between Europe and affected countries. However,...

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On 6 October, Spanish authorities reported a confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) of a healthcare worker who participated in the treatment of the second Spanish patient with Ebola infection repatriated...

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In a follow-up to a report Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) released details of the laboratory confirmed case of Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection diagnosed...

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There is an urgent need to change our strategy for testing for HIV and hepatitis in Europe. The number of people infected is increasing and many are still not aware that they are infected. The problem...

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The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor,...