Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Britain confirms bird flu outbreak, 'low' public risk

British authorities on Monday confirmed an outbreak at a farm of a strain of avian flu that is both highly contagious and potentially deadly for birds, but said the risk to people was very low.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Briton is 10th case of SARS-like virus

A British resident has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal SARS-like virus, British health authorities said on Monday, in the 10th confirmed case worldwide.