Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dengue is sweeping through the Americas early this year

Dengue is surging across the Americas early this year from Puerto Rico to Brazil, with 3.5 million cases of the tropical disease reported so far, health officials said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tapeworm larvae found in man's brain—how did they get there?

We have all found ourselves in a place we would rather not be, a school reunion, the never-ending work meeting or a distant relative's wedding reception. In such situations, it is often a good option to make the best of it. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hepatitis E vaccination campaign launched in South Sudan: MSF

Doctors Without Borders announced Wednesday that it had begun a mass vaccination campaign against hepatitis E in South Sudan, where an outbreak of the deadly disease is threatening pregnant women in particular.

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