Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

There are 30 civil wars underway around the globe, where civilians are dealing with death and destruction as well as public health emergencies exacerbated by the deadly march of conflict.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China bird flu death reported as 2014 toll rises

A man has died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in eastern China, state media reported Monday, at the end of a year in which cases of the virus have accelerated.

HIV & AIDS

The geographic origin of AIDS is now known

A study published in Science magazine reveals for the first time where, when and how the world's AIDS pandemic originated. Thanks to a statistical analysis of all the genetic data available on the human immunodeficiency virus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China 2014 bird flu toll rises to nearly 100

Almost 100 people in China died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined in March, government figures showed.

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