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
It’s news that’s certain to ignite debates over vaccines again: researchers say that the childhood immunization against whooping cough fades substantially over time, leaving even fully vaccinated children vulnerable to …
A recent international study found alarmingly high levels drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis (TB) in a number of countries.
Health officials are still trying to understand how a relatively new virus re-emerged to infect visitors in an “unprecedented” outbreak
We can’t see them, but invisible microbes are a constant threat to our health. And we’re woefully unprepared to meet their challenge
The latest data from government health officials put the number of cases at 1,118 and deaths from West Nile at 41. Last year was mild, with fewer than 700 cases
West Nile is hitting the U.S. hard and early this year. Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself disease-free
Texas and other Southern states are getting hit early and hard by West Nile virus this season. So far, the U.S. has seen the most reported cases of the illness since 2004
The presence of an infected person in the country’s capital, Kampala, has got the city freaked out — and it could be a rehearsal for the next great pandemic
This month, 14 Ugandans have died from an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Kibaale district in the western part of the country.
Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, is making a major comeback across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday. Nearly 18,000 cases have been reported nationwide to the …