NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the cases of sudden onset hepatitis in children aged 10 and under in the United Kingdom, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported a further 34 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Northern Ireland Department of Health is reporting a presumptive positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual. The patient is receiving specialist...

Health officials in Northern Ireland released sexually transmitted infection (STI) data for 2017 and it shows increase in cases of gonorrhea, herpes and chlamydia, while numbers diagnosed with syphilis...

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) recently confirmed eight Schmallenberg virus (SBV) sheep abortion cases in Counties Fermanagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland. These are first virus positive...

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Squirrel pox, a disease fatal to red squirrels, has been confirmed in Tollymore Forest Park. It has been five years since the first recorded death due to the squirrel pox virus in Northern Ireland. The...

The number of imported, or travel-associated chikungunya cases in the United Kingdom has increased 12-fold from 2013 to 2014, according to new data from Public Health England. In 2013, England, Wales...

At least four patients admitted to an Belfast intensive care unit have contracted the multi-drug resistant bacterial organism, Acinetobacter baumannii. The outbreak, at the intensive care unit in the...