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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain: A New Emerging Disease in Western Europe?
Sep 27, 2016 | Chris Mantell

On August 25th, the first two autochthonous cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) were confirmed in Spain, resulting in the death of one...

Spain: First Case of Diphtheria Since 1986
Jun 13, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

In early June, Spain recorded its first case of diphtheria since 1986 [1]. The first case in 28 years is a six-year old boy from Olot, a town located...

Three Deaths Following Legionnaire's Outbreak in Spain
Feb 7, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Three people have died and three more were hospitalized following an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Spain.  In total, more than 20 people were...

Ebola-like virus discovered in Spain
Oct 26, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

A group of scientists have discovered a new virus that is related to some of the deadliest viruses to primates (including humans). The virus was...

Researchers find Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
Oct 24, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

Researchers from La Rioja, Spain have discovered the existence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in a tick, indicating the potential risk of...

E. coli update: More Cases, New Strain, No Source.
Jun 2, 2011 | healthmap

The number of cases in Europe’s E. coli outbreak continues to rise. More than 2,000 people have been infected and 18 have died (17 in Germany and 1...