Following reports of travel-associated Zika virus infection in the United Kingdom, more European countries are now reporting cases in travelers to Latin America and the Caribbean. The Portuguese National...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has received a request from the European Commission to update its advice on the use in animals of colistin, which is one of the last-resort antibiotics to treat certain...

We have seen imported Zika virus infection in several countries over the recent past in Australia, Germany, Canada and Japan due to travel to areas where Zika is endemic (eg. Thailand) or where there was...

More than 1,600 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases have been reported thus far in the United States with more than a quarter of all cases reported from California. According to officials Centers for Disease...

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Earlier this week, this website gave an update on the number of West Nile virus cases in the United States. We will now look at the situations in Canada and Europe: During the latest epidemiological report...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Although one doesn’t traditionally think of vector-borne diseases like Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Crimea-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, and Malaria as being...

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European health officials are reporting an slight increase in antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea in 2013, according to a newly published report Thursday. Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted...

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...