NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported an additional 529 SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant of concern (VOC) cases yesterday in the European...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  AMIVAS Ireland Ltd., specialists in treatments for rare and neglected tropical diseases, including severe malaria, announced today the European Commission has granted approval...

Following a decline in notification rates in 2016, the number of gonorrhoea cases has gone up by 17% across the reporting EU/EEA countries with more than 89 000 confirmed diagnoses in 2017 – more...

The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the European Union (EU) has levelled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases published today. Cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired...

Last week, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Catharine I. Paules of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) expressed concern about the Brazil yellow fever outbreak and the potential...

In a follow-up on the ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports from September 2016 to 17 February 2017 the Romanian National Institute...

A steep increase of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) has been reported since the beginning of December 2016 from China. During this wave, the number of human cases is already higher than during the...

In the European Union (EU), an increase in the number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases has been reported in recent weeks, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). In...

The European Union has set up a European Medical Corps (EMC) through which teams and equipment from the EU Member States can be rapidly deployed. 1. What is the European Medical Corps? The European...