Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The world can't even find pocket change to fight Zika

More than five months after President Barack Obama requested $1.9 billion to fight the Zika epidemic, members of Congress are going home to July 4 barbecues without approving a spending bill. While Washington's dysfunction ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infectious outbreaks must be combatted strategically, experts argue

New funding is not enough to guarantee success against emerging infectious diseases around the world. Rather, good governance, a long-term technology investment strategy and strong product management skills are essential, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola could be defeated by year's end: WHO

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could be completely over by the end of the year if efforts to root out new cases are kept up, the WHO chief said Thursday.

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