NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) reports a person with measles traveled on the Viking Glory ship on Sunday, August 6, from 8:45 a.m. to 6:55 p.m. from Turku to Stockholm....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Highly pathogenic bird flu of the H5N1 type has been confirmed in the animals of four fur farms in southern and central Pohlia that were investigated by the Food Agency. It is the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A bird flu infection has been detected in blue foxes in the fur farm in Kausti, Central Ostrobothnia. It is the same highly pathogenic H5N1 virus type that has caused several mass...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 RSV and influenza virus epidemics are starting in Finland. The number of RSV and influenza findings reported to the Infectious Disease Registry has increased in recent weeks. In...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 There have been more cases of enteroviruses reported to the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) than usual. Most of the cases have mild symptoms, but at least in Turku,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Three new monkeypox infections have been confirmed in Finland this week. There are now a total of 13 confirmed cases in Finland. Most of the infections have been acquired abroad. However,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) reports a suspected monkeypox case in the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS). An infection caused by a virus...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), through its Center for Health Development (CHD) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), recently detected Omicron-BA.2.12. It is...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 For the first time, a highly transmissible strain of the antibiotic-resistant superbug MRSA currently plaguing hospitals in Northern Europe has been isolated from hedgehogs in Helsinki....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends that municipalities provide a fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine to those over 80 years of age and to all seniors...