HPA scientists found evidence of link between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix jab and narcolepsy cases in children
Health Protection Agency
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Friday 09 April 2010
Women should be tested for chlamydia every time they have a new sexual partner because screening alone is unlikely to cut their chances of pelvic disease, researchers said today.
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Cases of tuberculosis rose by more than 5% last year, prompting the Health Protection Agency (HPA) to warn today that the UK must remain vigilant.
Friday 05 February 2010
A heroin user in England has tested positive for anthrax following 19 similar cases in Scotland, it was announced today.
Wednesday 03 February 2010
Friday 18 December 2009
A heroin user who died in hospital has tested positive for anthrax. Blood tests showed the presence of the deadly bacteria in the unidentified patient, who died at the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow yesterday.
Thursday 17 December 2009
A heroin addict who died in hospital has tested positive for anthrax, health officials said today.
Tuesday 15 December 2009
Friday 27 November 2009
One in three people who discovered they had HIV last year were diagnosed late and could not benefit from early treatment, figures suggested today.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
The highest winter deaths figures in almost 10 years should act as a "deafening wake-up call" for the Government, charities said today
Thursday 19 November 2009
A schoolgirl has died after contracting swine flu. The girl, from Slough, Berkshire, tested positive for the H1N1 virus, and was being treated at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London.
Thursday 05 November 2009
A Michelin-starred chef has been forced to temporarily close his restaurant after more than 80 customers were taken ill after eating there. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) was called in to investigate at The Star Inn at Harome, North Yorkshire, after an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Blackburn believe that the swine flu outbreak within the club is under control.
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Footballers were today warned that spitting could increase the risk of spreading swine flu as players at two Premier League clubs were struck down by the virus.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster