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HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children

Big jump in measles prompts MMR call

The number of measles cases this year has almost doubled following two outbreaks of the illness, health officials have said.

Addict dies of anthrax caught from infected heroin supply

Fears of an anthrax outbreak were growing last night after a drug user died from injecting contaminated heroin. The source has yet to be identified but it is suspected the death in Blackpool and an anthrax infection in Scotland in July may be linked to six other cases in Europe since June.

Legionnaires' outbreak 'over', says Health Protection Agency

An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in which two people died has been declared over.

Up to one in 2,000 Britons could carry CJD agent

New study doubles the estimated number of people with protein linked to brain disease
Australia's lack of success could be down to their athletes having to travel more than five time zones to compete

Study shows athletes who travel further more likely to fall ill

New research has revealed that athletes who travel more than five time zones for competitions are more likely to get sick compared to when they play at home.

Obesity link to Caesarean infections

One in 10 women who has a baby by Caesarean section suffers an infection after surgery, with the highest rates among those who are obese, a study reveals.

Outbreak of whooping cough worst for 20 years

Family doctors are being urged to clear waiting lists for child immunisation clinics following an upsurge in cases of whooping cough.

15 in Staffordshire hospital with Legionnaires' Disease

A total of 15 people are being treated in hospital after an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease.

Two more cases of Legionnaires' disease

Two more cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent, where one patient is in a critical condition.

Two more cases of Legionnaires' Disease confirmed

Two more cases of Legionnaires' Disease have been confirmed in a city outbreak and one patient is in a critical condition.

Hepatitis C hospital cases soar

Around 216,000 people in the UK are chronically infected with hepatitis C.

Flu season had fewest infections

Last winter's flu season saw the lowest number of patients infected with the virus, health experts said.

Dog-bite woman dies from rabies

A woman being treated for rabies after being bitten by a dog in south Asia has died.

Hospital inquiry into rabies case

An investigation has been launched into how a woman suffering from rabies was reportedly turned away from a hospital emergency department.

Rabies case in UK after dog bite in Asia

A rare case of rabies, a potentially fatal disease, was confirmed in the UK yesterday.

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