The free-living amoeba, Naegleria fowleri was first discovered in the 1960s by Dr. Malcolm Fowler and Dr. Rod Carter in Australia. Several hundred cases have been documented worldwide with few survivors. According...

The National Center for Microbiology of the Carlos III Health Institute confirmed recently (computer translated) the first known documented autochthonous dengue transmission in Spain. Two people living...

On 8 August 2018, a case of Crimea-Congo virus infection, acquired locally, was reported in Spain, in the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. The case was a  74-year-old man who died during...

A cluster of European returning travelers from the island of Gran Canaria are reported to have carried or were infected with carbapenemase (OXA-48)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392., according...

Officials with the Public Health Agency of Catalonia (ASPCAT) are reporting (computer translated) additional cases in the measles outbreak in the city of Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain. With the report...

The Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) reported Friday (computer translated) on a norovirus outbreak linked to the consumption of mussels of Galician origin in the...

An autochthonous, or locally transmitted case of malaria is being investigated in a 3-month-old baby at the University Hospital of Móstoles in the Community of Madrid, according to a Radio Madrid report...

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is caused by a dangerous tick-borne virus, (Nairovirus) of the Bunyaviridae family, that is endemic in Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East and Asian countries...

Two people have died in the Blanes Legionairres’ disease outbreak, according to the Public Health Agency of Catalonia (ASPCAT). The outbreak case total now stands at 19. To date, the ASPCAT have...

The intensive care unit (ICU) at the Hospital de Fuenlabrada has been closed after two patients tested positive for the fungal infection, Aspergillosis. According to a Gente report (computer translated),...