Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seniors with COVID-19 show unusual symptoms, doctors say

Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several "atypical" symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians.

Health

Health groups urge Congress not to allow AIDS fight to wane

A coalition of nearly 40 advocacy groups said Wednesday they're concerned about the Trump administration's commitment to the global fight against AIDS so they're urging senior members of Congress to make sure money for key ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SKorean Ebola medic flown to Germany for anonymity

A South Korean medic exposed to Ebola while working in West Africa has been flown to Germany for treatment because the patient's anonymity would be better protected there, authorities in Berlin said Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two American Ebola patients leave hospital (Update)

Two American missionaries who were sickened with Ebola while working in Liberia and were treated with an experimental drug are doing better and have left the hospital, doctors said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead

Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the custom in traditional funerals.

HIV & AIDS

HIV infections plummet since 2001: UN

New HIV infections have plummeted by a third overall since 2001 and more than halved among children, the United Nations said Monday.

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