Ebola outbreaks are always possible but next time many African countries will be better prepared to stymie the spread and mortality rate, thanks to people like QUT microbiologist Dr Belinda Herring who volunteered with the ...
The leaders of the countries devastated by the west African Ebola outbreak vowed at a summit in Guinea on Sunday to eradicate the virus by mid-April.
A spike of measles infections in Berlin has been traced to unvaccinated refugees, but at least two cases appear to have come from the United States, authorities in the German capital said Friday.
Education chiefs apologised on Thursday for wrongly announcing a postponement of the reopening of Ebola-hit Liberia's schools, blaming the mix-up on "problems at the ministry".
The US plan to pull troops out of West Africa will not leave a hole in the battle against Ebola, UN coordinator David Nabarro said Wednesday, but much work remains to get to zero cases.
An outbreak of measles with at least one case linked to a flare-up of the virus in the neighboring United States has struck Canada, public health officials said Wednesday.
The plague has killed 71 people in Madagascar since September, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, adding that the outbreak was slowing but still posed a threat.
Liberia's president vowed Wednesday that the country would get to zero Ebola cases soon as the U.S. military announced it will be withdrawing most of its troops who have spent the last several months helping ...
A cholera epidemic has killed 19 people in northern Mozambique following flooding that devastated the region, the government said Wednesday.
Liberia's education ministry has announced a further postponement of the reopening of the country's schools, which were closed six months ago to limit the spread of the Ebola virus.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday US military efforts to contain Ebola would give way to a civilian-led drive to "extinguish" the virus, as he ordered home American troops in West Africa.
Sierra Leone announced Tuesday the launch of an infectious diseases prevention agency, saying it would convert its Ebola clinics into treatment and research units for some of the world's deadliest viruses.
(HealthDay)—Is measles really back? That's the question vexing everyone from pediatricians to policymakers to parents as the outbreak of the dangerous childhood disease that was declared eliminated from ...
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Biologists at the University of Oslo are now making a giant effort to identify the relationship between climate change, rat infestations, and the many major plague epidemics throughout history. The knowledge ...