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During the past month, Scotland health officials have reported nine cases of Escherichia coli O157 PT32 associated to venison products produced by a company called Highland Game in Dundee. Health Protection...

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At least eight confirmed and suspected cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) have been reported in scouts from Scotland and Sweden after returning from a scout gathering in Yamaguchi City in...

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The Scottish Government has announced that from 1 September, the meningitis B vaccine will be introduced to the routine childhood vaccination programme in Scotland. Scotland is now one of the few nations...

In a follow-up to reports earlier this year, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) says the botulism outbreak linked to  people who inject drugs is ongoing , in fact, they says that dozens of people have been...

Federal health officials are advising travelers to Scotland ensure they are immunized against mumps due to an ongoing outbreak of the viral disease in that country. On Friday, the Centers for Disease...

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With an increase in the seasonal prevalence of norovirus across Scotland, NHS Western Isles is issuing advice to the public, in particular when visiting friends and family in hospital. With cases of norovirus...

Officials with Health Protection Scotland (HPS) are reporting a surge in mumps cases during the first quarter of 2015, reporting some 5-times the number of cases reported during the same period last year,...

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or Folkhelseinstitutet (computer translated) has reported an additional two wound botulism cases linked to contaminated heroin, bringing the total in...

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Two countries, Norway and Scotland have been seeing a significant number of wound botulism cases beginning in December prompting European health officials to release a rapid risk assessment Monday. The...

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In a follow-up to reports of a wound botulism outbreak in Scotland in intravenous drug users, Health Protection Scotland says from 21 December 2014 to 9 February, 21 people in Scotland have been admitted...