Public Health England News

Public Health England News

Latest media releases from Public Health England

News story: Norovirus associated with the World Athletics Championships

Public Health England (PHE) statement about an outbreak of norovirus associated with the World Athletics Championships in London.
1 week 1 day ago

News story: Current global shortage of hepatitis B vaccine

There is currently a global shortage of hepatitis B vaccine which has been caused by problems in the manufacturing process.
1 week 3 days ago

Press release: Screening consultation on rare but serious condition in babies

Consultation launched on whether screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) in babies should be tried within the NHS.
1 week 6 days ago

Press release: Mosquito treatment in Ashford, Kent

Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) and Ashford Borough Council have assessed and treated an area for non-native mosquitoes.
2 weeks 32 min ago

News story: Hexavalent 6-in-1 vaccine to be made available to newborn babies

The hexavalent vaccine replaces the existing 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine, which infants are routinely given at 8, 12 and 16 weeks.
2 weeks 2 days ago

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