E coli – Austria

Austrian authorities are investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections that has affected a handful of people. Between September and December 2020,

Salmonellosis – United States

CDC in the United States and public health officials in several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to contact with

Buruli ulcer – Australia

The number of cases of Buruli ulcer is on the rise in Victoria, Australia. Areas where it has never previously been seen, including Aireys Inlet,

Avian Influenza – Russia

Russia reports first human cases of H5N8 bird flu. Seven people at a poultry farm in southern Russia have been infected with H5N8 bird flu,

Salmonellosis – United Kingdom

Rising salmonella cases linked to breaded chicken products following recalls by Iceland, Aldi and Lidl. People are being reminded to take care when cooking raw

Japanese encephalitis – India

A child in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India has been detected with symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The Shrikrishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCK) paediatrics department has

Salmonellosis – Canada

Public Health Canada warns of salmonella outbreak in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.   57 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness were confirmed, of which 25 are

Botulism – Australia

There has been a recent case of botulism in New South Wales, Australia, possibly associated with the intravenous injection of methamphetamine. The case developed acute

Ross River Virus – Australia

Residents in southern NSW are advised to take extra steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites following a suspected outbreak of Ross River Fever and