Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increased infectious disease risk likely from climate change

Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070—and that's likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.

Vaccination

Drop in vaccines exposes LatAm kids to disease: report

One in four children in Latin America and the Caribbean does not have vaccine protection against three potentially deadly diseases, a UN report said Monday, warning of plummeting inoculation rates.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taiwan probing if lab mouse bite behind coronavirus infection

Taiwan on Friday said it was investigating whether a mouse bite may have been responsible for a worker at a high-security laboratory testing positive for the coronavirus, the island's first local infection in weeks.

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