NewsDesk @bactiman63 An 18-year-old resident of Bærum was admitted to hospital on 6 August with meningococcal meningitis. Rikshospitalet reported on 8 August that he died of the disease. The 18-year-old...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Greek health authorities have reported the first West Nile virus (WNV) cases of the season. The National Public Health Organization (EODY) has reported the first three WNV cases in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced (computer translated) two human West Nile virus (WNV) cases–one each in the cities of Karditsa...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Greece Ministry of Health reported Friday the fourth case of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the country. The case is a 36-year-old Greek woman who recently traveled...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Greece National Public Health Agency reported this week (computer translated) on a rare diphtheria fatality. The case is an eight-year-old child who died on Nov. 26 at...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the latest installment of Outbreak News Across the Globe (ONATG), the first stop is Nigeria where officials are battling a yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi state...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this weeks episode of Outbreak News Across the Globe (ONATG), I look at the latest on the measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In Asia, I talk...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report last week concerning the United Kingdom losing it’s measles elimination status, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews This year in Europe, 33 human West Nile virus (WNV) infections have been recorded, with the bulk of the cases seen in Greece. Through Aug 1, Greece has reported 25...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Nov. 10 through Nov. 16: 5. Measles outbreak in Thailand: More than 1,500 cases in the South The measles outbreak in the southern provinces...