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....

UK health officials are reporting a confirmed multi-drug-resistant isolate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a heterosexual man recently. He reported one regular female partner in the UK, and a female sexual...

In a speech delivered March 12 by British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, in which a good portion was related with the recent nerve agent attack by Russia, the Secretary discussed as part of the readiness–vaccinating...

Following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury on former double agent, Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia on Mar. 4, some are asking–What is this military grade nerve agent,...

University of Kentucky officials were informed this week that a student has been hospitalized with a probable case of bacterial meningitis. Bacterial meningitis is a serious, and potentially fatal disease....

In a follow-up on the flu situation in the United Kingdom this season, seasonal flu activity levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK but various indicators show the rate of increase...

Bird flu has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed today, with more expected over the coming days. This is the first confirmed finding...

New Public Health England (PHE) statistics show that seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK. There has been a 78% increase in the GP consultation rate with flu...

Researchers from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published two systematic reviews this week about the safety of mefloquine (Lariam) for preventing malaria...

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs – infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that...