Health officials in Norway are reporting the death of an Oslo woman who contracted the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri while traveling in Thailand, according to a Folkehelseinstituttet...

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In a follow-up to an earlier report, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Lanarkshire, Police Scotland and Health Protection Scotland are investigating two new probable cases of Botulism in people who inject...

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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...

Just a day after NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland reported a ten-fold increase in mumps thus far in 2015, the University of Glasgow reports seeing cases in an unspecified number of students. According to a...

A large parasitic worm found in the urinary system may have contributed to the death of an elderly woman in the Czech Republic, according to a AsiaOne report today. According to the report, the 76-year-old...

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Health authorities in Lanarkshire, Scotland are advising the young adult public (20-35 years) to get vaccinated with the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine in light of a surge of mumps reported...

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AbbVie announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorizations for its all-oral, short-course, interferon-free treatment of VIEKIRAX® (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir tablets) +...

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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...

Health officials in Germany are advising physicians, infectious disease specialists and travel medicine specialists to be aware of the potential of importation of the “Monkey malaria”, Plasmodium...

H5N8 avian influenza (AI) continues to strike the Rostock Zoo in Germany just days after a white stork and other birds were culled. According to a zoo press release (computer translated), a Red Ibis and...