South Korea on Sunday reported its 32nd death from MERS as the virus's mortality rate continued to rise even as the pace of the outbreak appeared to slow.
California's lawmakers moved closer to tightening exemptions for vaccinations, following last month's outbreak of measles and the ensuing outcry over the issue across the country.
A new test can accurately diagnose Ebola virus disease within minutes, providing clinicians with crucial information for treating patients and containing outbreaks.
Untreated malaria in Guinea surged as a result of the Ebola scare and probably caused far more deaths than the dreaded haemorrhagic fever itself, doctors reported Wednesday.
Health officials are advising U.S. doctors to be on the lookout for people sickened by Middle East respiratory syndrome, also called MERS, following an outbreak in South Korea.
(HealthDay)—Raw tuna is suspected as the source of a Salmonella outbreak that has infected 53 people in nine states, according to U.S. health officials.
The Ebola outbreak highlights shortcomings in disease surveillance and response – and where we can do better
Right now the World Health Organization (WHO) is holding its annual World Health Assembly (WHA). At this time last year, Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was rapidly spreading through West Africa, and the outbreak ...
Sierra Leone on Wednesday berated the "selfish and shameful" behaviour of people risking a resurgence of the Ebola virus by flouting quarantine restrictions, as authorities announced a spike in cases.
(HealthDay)—The incidence of reported infections with Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 and a common strain of Salmonella bacteria have decreased, while infections with other types of Salmonella, Campylob ...
Simple tips can help swimmers stay safe in various swimming venues.
Health officials say fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked hamburgers.
Food safety awareness is key to understanding the food safety issues on the horizon, and clinicians at hospitals and doctors' offices play a key role in ensuring consumers are aware of the threats of foodborne illness, said ...
The World Health Organization, reeling under stinging criticism for its late response to the worst ever Ebola outbreak, on Tuesday said it was creating a blueprint to handle future disease outbreaks.
Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days—twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease—without any new cases, the World Health Organization announced on Saturday.
As many as 10900 extra malaria deaths may have occurred in 2014 due to the disruption of healthcare services in the three countries in west Africa currently experiencing widespread Ebola virus outbreaks (Guinea, ...