Infections with bacteria resistant to carbapenems, a group of highly effective antibiotics, pose a significant threat to patients and healthcare systems in all EU/EEA countries, warns ECDC in a Rapid Risk...

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported Friday that Romania and France lead EU/EEA countries this year in measles. The highest number of cases to date in 2018 were in Romania...

Researchers from the National Institute for Infectious Diseases ‘Lazzaro Spallanzani’, IRCCS, Rome, Italy highlight the possibility of sexual transmission of dengue virus in a man returning from...

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. announced this week the successful completion of the Mutual Recognition Procedure (MRP) for market authorization of BioThrax® (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) in five Concerned...

Public Health England (PHE) is advising people planning to travel to Europe over the Easter holidays to ensure they are up to date with the MMR vaccine, due to ongoing measles outbreaks across the continent....

European health officials reported 1,073 cases of measles from 15 countries in Jan. 2018. Greece and France reported the most cases with 431 and 231 cases reported, respectively. Other countries reporting...

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...

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...

Since Jan. 2016, some 19,000 measles cases were reported in Europe, including 44 deaths ( In 2016, 12 deaths occurred in Romania and one in the UK. In 2017, 31 deaths were reported from Romania [22],...

Italian health officials reported this week four Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases in the Apulia region in southern Italy. According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC),...