Eye specialists at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London have reported a dramatic increase in cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasitic, destructive eye disease, prompting them to commence a contact lens...

More than 100 students at St Nicholas Junior School in Dereham were either absent or sent home suffering from a gastrointestinal infection Thursday, according to a EDP24 report Friday. The exact etiology...

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A new study from Public Health England (PHE) published in the British Medical Journal Wednesday has found Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine may protect against M. tuberculosis (TB) infection, in...

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Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) at Goosedale Fisheries and Leisure, Nottinghamshire. An outbreak of KHV disease has been confirmed at Goosedale Fisheries...

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The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom has today published the first set of quarterly results from a new survey of Campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens. The results show 59% of...

An Ebola outbreak was confirmed in Guinea in March 2014 and quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus. Like HIV, Ebola...

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Hospital admissions from hepatitis C-related end stage liver disease have risen from 608 in 1998 to 2,390 in 2012, while deaths have risen from 98 in 1996 to 428 in 2012. Liver transplants first registrations...

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Twenty additional members of the workforce at the Commonwealth Games Village have been reported as experiencing mild gastrointestinal symptoms. All 20 have been told to remain at home until they have...