NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Norway Institute of Public Health reported about a national outbreak of the gastrointestinal bacterium, Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). Infection has now been detected in 15...

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 The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) has discovered a national outbreak of the gastrointestinal bacterium EHEC. Infection has been detected in 6 people, living in different...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The number of reported cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea increased significantly in the latter half of 2022. The HIV and syphilis numbers also increased from 2021 to 2022. This is...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 During 2022, there has been a strong increase in gonorrhea cases in Norway, particularly among young heterosexuals. Folkehelseinstituttet (FHI) asks the health service to be vigilant....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Swedish health officials report that the Salmonella Agona outbreak is over. A total of 35 people in Sweden were reported sick in the outbreak with Salmonella Agona, mainly people...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Institute of Public Health is collaborating with the municipal superintendent in the relevant municipality to investigate findings of tuberculosis infection in 6 people in Rogaland...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to a news release from Mattilsynet (Norwegian Food Safety Authority) computer translated: The parasite Echinococcus (Echinococcus canadensis G10) has been detected on a...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella Agona outbreaks in Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands, Norway health authorities report the results of the outbreak investigation show that certain...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since November 1, 26 people in Sweden have been confirmed to be infected with Salmonella Agona. Whole-genome sequencing (analysis of the bacteria’s genetic material) has shown...