Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World dangerously unprepared for next pandemic: monitor

As the world grapples with the devastating coronavirus pandemic, it is doing far too little to prepare for future, possibly even more damaging pandemics, a global health monitor warned Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In Burundi, 1,800 dead as malaria 'epidemic' rages: UN

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Are Zika virus and the climate related?

The World Health Organization on Feb. 1 declared an international public health emergency following outbreaks of Zika virus disease in countries from South America to the United States. Symptoms of the disease are usually ...

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