Officials with the University of Surrey in Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom report at least three confirmed cases of meningitis associated with undergraduate students at the school since the end of...

For the second time in a month, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA) has reported H5N8 avian influenza in a flock of turkeys at a farm in...

Following reports from the South Lakeland District Council less than two weeks ago of an investigation into a half-dozen confirmed Campylobacter cases linked to a Kendal farm, the case count has reached...

Health officials in the UK are reporting increases in the gastrointestinal bugs, norovirus and rotavirus, according to a updated report published by Public Health England (PHE) this week. PHE reports...

The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today that in view of a notification from the Japanese authorities about an outbreak of highly pathogenic...

Leprosy in Britain’s red squirrels is being caused by the same species of bacteria responsible for human infections, a DNA study has found. One of the strains – affecting squirrels on Brownsea Island,...

Almost one third of dogs (31 percent) checked at random during a visit to a vet were found to be carrying a tick. That’s the result of the Big Tick project – the largest ever study of ticks in...

In a follow-up on the cyclospora outbreak in the United Kingdom, the Head of Travel and Migrant Health at Public Health England reports more cases. Dr Katherine Russell said, “We continue to see...

In a follow-up to a previous report concerning a Cyclospora cluster reported in UK travelers to Mexico, Public Health England (PHE) has reported a total of 265 Cyclospora cases since June 1. Of this...

The E. coli O157 in the United Kingdom that has been linked to eating mixed salad leaves appears to be slowing as no additional cases have been reported in the past week. The outbreak tally remains...