Syphilis, among the more pernicious sexually-transmitted infections, is on the rise; nearly 16,000 cases were reported in the U.S. in 2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Typically, outbreaks ...
India's airports went on alert and the government opened an emergency helpline Saturday as part of measures to tackle any outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in the country of 1.25 billion people.
(HealthDay)—Similar viral infections among 14 infants in the Kansas City area are being investigated by health officials. The infections were caused by HPeV3, a virus that can cause meningitis and other ...
A woman who fell ill at an immigration facility centre in Scotland is being tested for the Ebola virus, health officials said Friday.
(HealthDay)—The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.
A patient back from Nigeria who showed symptoms of fever and flu—possible signs of Ebola—was put in isolation in a Toronto-area hospital, Canadian health officials said late Friday.
(Medical Xpress)—To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety.