Eight deaths in southern Germany blamed on shrew-borne disease

Eight deaths in southern Germany blamed on shrew-borne disease

Eight cases of the Borna virus, transmitted by shrews, have been identified in encephalitis patients who died between 1999 and 2019, researchers said Wednesday.

Farmers call for killing of 70 percent of Germany’s wild boar population

Farmers call for killing of 70 percent of Germany’s wild boar population

Germany ‘among worst in Europe’ for vaccinating children

Germany ‘among worst in Europe’ for vaccinating children

Why twice as many Germans get cancer as 40 years ago

Why twice as many Germans get cancer as 40 years ago

Dating apps ‘to blame for rise in sexual diseases’

Dating apps ‘to blame for rise in sexual diseases’

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Drugs chief wants easier access to cannabis

Ethics Council rejects assisted suicide law

Ethics Council rejects assisted suicide law

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Dozens of horses die from tree seed disease

German scientists find ‘heart attack gene’

German scientists find ‘heart attack gene’

Most Germans want mandatory measles jabs

Most Germans want mandatory measles jabs

Teen dies from measles he picked up as baby

Teen dies from measles he picked up as baby

Germany faces spotty measles coverage

Germany faces spotty measles coverage

German lake full of dead carp baffles officials

German lake full of dead carp baffles officials

German hospitals focus on hygiene to beat bugs

German hospitals focus on hygiene to beat bugs

Smoking ban cuts heart attacks and strokes

Smoking ban cuts heart attacks and strokes

Pesticides can trigger Parkinson’s disease

Pesticides can trigger Parkinson’s disease

Scientists warn blackbird virus could return

Scientists warn blackbird virus could return

Virus sweeps through hospital cancer wards

Virus sweeps through hospital cancer wards

Researchers make malaria breakthrough

Researchers make malaria breakthrough

Unused swine flu vaccine goes up in smoke

Unused swine flu vaccine goes up in smoke

Scientists develop nose exam to detect Alzheimer’s disease early

Scientists develop nose exam to detect Alzheimer’s disease early

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Cows can’t go home for fear of Hessian herpes

Mental illness forcing more to retire early

Mental illness forcing more to retire early

Experts urge vaccinations as tick diseases increase

Experts urge vaccinations as tick diseases increase

Doctors worry about rising exotic diseases

Doctors worry about rising exotic diseases

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

Scientists create microchip for monitoring tumours

Scientists create microchip for monitoring tumours

Mediaeval ‘Black Death’ linked to present plague

Mediaeval ‘Black Death’ linked to present plague

Canine detectives show promise in sniffing out lung cancer

Canine detectives show promise in sniffing out lung cancer

Swine flu vaccine worth €250 mln to be destroyed

Swine flu vaccine worth €250 mln to be destroyed

E. coli tainted farm cleared to reopen

E. coli tainted farm cleared to reopen

E. coli may have had Egyptian origins

E. coli may have had Egyptian origins

Study: Germany’s E. coli was a deadly genetic mix

Study: Germany’s E. coli was a deadly genetic mix

E. Coli outbreak prompts public health reforms

E. Coli outbreak prompts public health reforms

Two-year-old boy dies from E. coli

Two-year-old boy dies from E. coli

Bumbling E. coli investigation embarrasses German officials

Bumbling E. coli investigation embarrasses German officials

Sprouts remain E.coli suspects, officials say

Sprouts remain E.coli suspects, officials say

Authorities still hunting for E. coli source

Authorities still hunting for E. coli source

‘Different disease-causing E. coli bacteria have created a new type’

‘Different disease-causing E. coli bacteria have created a new type’

E. coli infection figures stabilising

E. coli infection figures stabilising

WHO says deadly E. coli is new strain

WHO says deadly E. coli is new strain

E. coli fear grips Hamburg hospitals

E. coli fear grips Hamburg hospitals

Alarm spreads as E. coli cases rise sharply

Alarm spreads as E. coli cases rise sharply

Spain threatens to sue Hamburg for E. coli scare

Spain threatens to sue Hamburg for E. coli scare

Crisis team meets as E. Coli death toll hits 13

Crisis team meets as E. Coli death toll hits 13

Media roundup: The contagious madness of E. coli

Media roundup: The contagious madness of E. coli

Death toll from E. coli outbreak rises to five

Death toll from E. coli outbreak rises to five

Deadly E. coli found in Spanish cucumbers

Deadly E. coli found in Spanish cucumbers

Study ties birth month to longevity

Study ties birth month to longevity

Return of swine flu prompts calls for more vaccinations

Return of swine flu prompts calls for more vaccinations

German tourist dies of swine flu in Austria

German tourist dies of swine flu in Austria

Swine flu kills two

Swine flu kills two

Experts predict rapid spike in cancer cases

Experts predict rapid spike in cancer cases

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

Doctors outraged by infant vaccine shortage

Germany starts swine flu vaccinations

Germany starts swine flu vaccinations

Doctors looking for swine flu test-subjects

Doctors looking for swine flu test-subjects

HIV-positive man gets further eight years for unprotected sex

HIV-positive man gets further eight years for unprotected sex

Swine flu shots to arrive in September

Swine flu shots to arrive in September

Students bring home swine flu from Mallorca

Students bring home swine flu from Mallorca

Insulin taken by 500,000 could up cancer risk

Insulin taken by 500,000 could up cancer risk

Doctors bristle over new swine flu rules

Doctors bristle over new swine flu rules

Deadly bird flu found in Bavarian wild duck

Deadly bird flu found in Bavarian wild duck

Flu bug infecting northern Germany

Flu bug infecting northern Germany

Researchers find key to deadly bee disease

Researchers find key to deadly bee disease

Meatpacking worker infected with anthrax

Meatpacking worker infected with anthrax