The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) is advising teens, ages 14-18, to be offered the meningitis group W (MenW) vaccine in light of increasing numbers of cases reported in recent...

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Public Health England (PHE) can confirm that a second UK military healthcare worker has been transported back to England, following likely exposure to the Ebola virus via a needle-stick injury when treating...

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Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who was admitted to the Royal Free Hospital with Ebola in December 2014, has been discharged today. Ms Cafferkey has made a complete recovery and is now free of the...

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On Friday, two volunteers in the Ebola outbreak in Africa were transported to the United Kingdom fro monitoring due to potential contact with Ebola virus. Public Health England says the individuals have...

The Ebola positive nurse from the United Kingdom remains in critical condition, according to a statement from her family today. According to the statement from Pauline Cafferkey’s family: “We...

The first person to be diagnosed in the United Kingdom with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been transferred from a Glasgow hospital to a London hospital for treatment, according to Health Protection Scotland...

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A confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Glasgow, Scotland. NHS Scotland infectious diseases procedures have now been put into effect and the patient has been isolated and is receiving treatment...

From the week beginning Nov. 3 through the week beginning Nov. 24, Public Health England (PHE) reported 56 suspected and laboratory confirmed hospital norovirus outbreaks with the West Midlands and North...

After reporting a total of 28 chikungunya cases in 2013, primarily due to travel to south-east Asia and South Asia travel, the Public Health England (PHE) reports there has been nearly 200 cases seen so...

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NEWS RELEASE A strain of drug-resistant bacteria carried by some livestock – the MRSA strain Staphylococcus aureus CC398 – has also been found in patients, University of Edinburgh researchers...