The death toll in west Africa's three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever.
(HealthDay)—The potentially deadly MERS virus did not spread from two patients in the United States to any people in their homes or to health care workers who treated them, federal health officials said ...
A surge in cases of the deadly MERS virus has receded, but countries must maintain vigilance for the Muslim pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia, worst hit by the disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ...
A nasty mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean has made its way to the U.S. Virgin Islands, authorities said Wednesday.
An outbreak of cholera has spread outside of war-torn South Sudan's capital Juba for the first time since the deadly disease appeared last month, health officials said Tuesday.
A British mining company says some of its personnel have left Sierra Leone amid an outbreak of the Ebola disease that has killed at least five people.
Health officials in Sierra Leone say there have been two deaths from Ebola and a dozen other cases of the deadly disease.
Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996.
Tests have shown that a US man suffering from the Middle East Respiratory virus, MERS, did not spread it to another person as first reported, health authorities said Wednesday.
Public health officials in Guam are anticipating a $22 million funding shortfall in the territory's Medicaid program this fiscal year.
New York City is using a novel way to uncover cases of food poisoning—reading Yelp restaurant reviews.
A team led by a University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) researcher, working as a grantee from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has identified a number of existing drugs that could be "repurposed" to fight ...
Health officials reported Saturday what appears to be the first time that a mysterious Middle East virus has spread from one person to another in the United States.
It's a common, usually harmless virus. But in a rare, unlucky set of circumstances, it can be devastating for infants whose mothers become infected during pregnancy.
Health officials are testing for cholera and other diseases after eight people died and hundreds more fell ill in a remote area in the Philippines, possibly from contaminated water, authorities said Wednesday.