New statistics published by the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) last week shows that the sexually transmitted infection (STI), gonorrhea, has increased in rate of cases per 100,000 population...

The horse section of the Halifax Agricultural show in the UK was cancelled Saturday due the contagious equine disease, strangles, show officials report. “We are sorry to announce the cancellation...

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UK health officials say that hepatitis B and C cases accounted for 93 percent of infectious disease reports in English prisons during 2014.  1,174 of 1,268 infectious diseases reported were either hepatitis...

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Public Health England (PHE) is working with the NHS, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and NHS England to investigate a small number of mycobacterial infections potentially...

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New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) suggest that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning from campylobacter, a bug most commonly found on raw chicken, during their lifetime....

Finally, a deal has been reached on the price of the meningococcal B vaccine, Bexsero, and the life-saving vaccine will become part of national childhood immunization schedule in the United Kingdom. The...

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...