Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new picture of dengue's growing threat

Research published today in Nature Microbiology paints a startling new picture of where dengue, the world's fastest-growing mosquito-borne virus, will spread to put more than 6 billion people at risk toward the end of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases rise 30 percent worldwide: UN

Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30 percent last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination coverage has historically been high, the UN said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Child killed by malaria in Italy caught disease in hospital

A four-year-old girl who died of malaria in Italy in September caught the deadly disease in hospital, the health ministry said Saturday, ruling out the possibility she was bitten by an infected mosquito.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy opens manslaughter probe over child's malaria death

Italian prosecutors have opened a manslaughter inquiry into the death of a four-year-old girl who was killed by malaria in northern Italy in a medical mystery that has gripped the country.

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