Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Canada reports world’s first case of rat-to-human hepatitis E infection outside...

Officials with Public Health England report that influenza is starting to circulate in the community and is at moderate levels. Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 is the dominant subtype, which is well matched...

Ebola and Lassa fever are among the deadly diseases to be tackled in a pioneering new UK vaccine centre, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced this weekend. Based in Oxford, the Vaccines Manufacturing...

England health officials issued a travel warning this week after a UK resident died after becoming infected with rabies following a cat bite during a visit to Morocco. Dr Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunizations...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are 59,000 human deaths annually in over 150 countries, with 95% of cases occurring in Africa and Asia, and this is likely a underestimation. Rabies...

Since June, officials with Public Health England have reported 165 cases of a particular strain of Salmonella Typhimurium which have been linked to lamb and mutton, prompting them to remind people to...

Two cases of monkeypox were confirmed in the UK on the 7 and 11 September 2018, in people with recent travel history to Nigeria, as you may recall. So what is the monkeypox situation in Africa year to...

After the confirmation on Friday 7thSeptember 2018 of the first case of human monkeypox in England, Public Health England (PHE), as part of their response, engaged Bavarian Nordic to assist in the supply...

In a follow-up on the two imported monkeypox cases from Nigeria reported in the past week in England, Nigerian health officials (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control- NCDC) report they are working with the...

Officials with Public Health England are reporting a case of imported monkeypox, the first such case seen in the United Kingdom. The patient was staying at a naval base in Cornwall prior to transfer...