Piggybacking off this year’s influenza epidemic, a new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the U.S. from Australia.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
Pacifiers are among the most dependable pieces of baby paraphernalia, but what if, instead of curing crankiness, they actually cause babies to be more unruly?
Voters want actors in adult films to wear condoms, but the industry is threatening to sue and shift production elsewhere.
If mosquitoes are responsible for spreading an infectious disease, you have to find a way to control them.
More than 100 cases of fungal meningitis and eight deaths have been reported so far. Here’s what you need to know about the infection
Health officials are hunting for the source of a meningitis outbreak among dozens of people who received steroid injections to treat back pain.
And the hunt for the cure to the common cold continues
West Nile numbers continue to climb, but health officials say people shouldn’t worry as long as they’re taking precautions to avoid mosquito bites
A final push to eradicate a disease has powerful friends — and a lot of money — behind it
Global health officials urge countries to report all infections that could potentially be traced back to the novel coronavirus