Measles outbreaks across Europe and Central Asia intensified in the first quarter of 2024, with incidence rates of up to hundreds of times higher than the United States. One of the worst-affected areas...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported Friday that there have been 2 additional asymptomatic human detections of influenza A (H5N1) picked up through the surveillance programme...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 UK health officials issued a dire warning for London today: UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) modelling suggests that, unless MMR vaccination rates improve, London could see a measles...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in the United Kingdom report record levels of gonorrhea and syphilis diagnoses in 2022, prompting the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) to remind the public that...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reports 10 cases of mpox diagnosed in the UK since the last epidemiological update on 4 May. This brings the total number of new cases in the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reports that measles are on the rise as parents are being asked to check to see if children are fully up to date with their measles, mumps, and...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Public Health Scotland (PHS) recently published a report describing gonorrhea infections in Scotland from 2013-2022. The main points of the report is as follows: In 2022, there...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported today that data shows a sharp increase in reports of confirmed cases of norovirus. National surveillance data shows laboratory reports...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is reporting increases in scarlet fever and invasive Group A strep (iGAS) this year. Concerning scarlet fever, following higher than expected...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 European health authorities are reporting an increase in diphtheria cases through September this year. As of 26 September 2022, 92 cases of diphtheria among migrants, including a...