By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reported today on a H5N8 avian influenza strain in rearing turkeys at a premises near Northallerton, Hambleton,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Bird flu has been detected in a goose found in Rogaland. The Veterinary Institute has analyzed samples from the bird, which show highly pathogenic bird flu A (H5N8). This virus...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) is reporting additional cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been detected in Germany. As of 1 November,  the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a report posted on the infectious disease website, ProMED-Mail Friday, officials in Munich reported a case of  urogenital schistosomiasis in a 49-year-old German man with...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports that 18 autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue fever cases have been reported on the continent in two...

Specialty vaccine company, Valneva, today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted PRIority MEdicines (PRIME) designation for its single-shot Phase 3 chikungunya vaccine candidate...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Public Health France said Friday that circulation of SARS-CoV-2 continues at a high level on the mainland. The number of confirmed cases, the positive rates of samples, especially...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Spain are reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases, prompting the government to reinstitute lockdowns in cities like Madrid. During the past two weeks, Spain...

Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is reporting (computer translated) an increase in cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) year to date in Germany. Through Sept. 7,...