Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Niger sounds alarm over 'fake' meningitis vaccine

Health authorities in Niger said Friday they had found a fake version of a meningitis vaccine after the country had launched a campaign to innoculate millions of children against the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zoonoses: Antimicrobial resistance shows no signs of slowing down

Data released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveals that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and ...

HIV & AIDS

Fury at HIV data leak in conservative Singapore

Rico has lived with HIV for almost a decade, confiding in only a small number of people in socially conservative Singapore, fearful of the reaction. Last month, he got a phone call saying information about his condition had ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadly drug-resistant TB a 'blinking red' global threat

Deadly, drug-resistant tuberculosis—as lethal as Ebola and tough to treat in even the best hospitals—is a "blinking red" worldwide threat, the head of a global health fund warned in an interview with AFP.

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