In the European Union (EU), an increase in the number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases has been reported in recent weeks, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). In...

Last week, to coincide with World Hepatitis Day, a new report, commissioned by United European Gastroenterology (UEG), calls for all European countries to adopt universal vaccination and harmonized screening...

The Norwegian Veterinary Institute, or Veterinærinstituttet, announced a case of the prion disease, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), in a young, pregnant moose from Selbu in Sør-Trøndelag near the...

The overall risk of a Zika virus outbreak across the WHO European Region is low to moderate during late spring and summer, according to a new risk assessment published today by the WHO Regional Office...

The European Region is the first in the world to have achieved interruption of indigenous malaria transmission. The number of indigenous malaria cases dropped from 90 712 in 1995 to zero cases in 2015....

In a follow-up to the E. coli outbreak in Romania, European health officials report 25 overall Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), 24 in Romania and one in Italy, which includes 19 hemolytic...

Increasing temperatures will enlarge Europe’s seasonal window for the potential spread of mosquito-borne viral disease, expanding the geographic areas at risk for a dengue epidemic to include much...

They are young and mostly female: with more than 3.2 million reported cases between 2005 and 2014, chlamydia remains the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) across Europe. As chlamydia...

An unvaccinated young child in Antwerp, Belgium died from diphtheria last week, according to Belgian health officials Thursday. The 3-year-old girl was presented with symptoms on Mar. 6 and was admitted...

The European Union has set up a European Medical Corps (EMC) through which teams and equipment from the EU Member States can be rapidly deployed. 1. What is the European Medical Corps? The European...