Five children experienced sudden paralysis, but all had been vaccinated against polio
As his infection spreads, the Olympics broadcaster will cede hosting duties to Matt Lauer
With the latest report of a stomach bug sickening more than 600 people on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, we took a look at similar recent outbreaks on cruises and found more than a dozen in just the last five years.
Worldwide, the malaria mortality rate decreased by 45% between 2000 and 2012.
Health officials say the situation is “serious” after a domestic worker was hospitalized in November.
AIDS cases up 113% since 2012 in Eastern Europe
Seven cases of a rare form of meningitis were reported on Princeton University’s campus. Here’s what you need to know.
At the end of last Saturday’s varsity women’s Princeton University—Boston College hockey game, the players lined up at center ice for the traditional team-to-team good sportsmanship handshake. “Normally,” says Princeton forward Sally Butler, a senior, “you take your gloves off to shake. But the B.C. team didn’t.” The …
It’s flu season, and the best way to keep influenza viruses from making you sick is to keep your hands clean. But do you need to invest in pricey hand sanitizers to avoid the sniffles?
The latest version is called H6N1, and represents the first time that this strain of bird flu has jumped from birds to people.
For more than a year, Saudi Arabia has struggled to control the infectious disease MERS. Now, with millions of Muslims making a religious pilgrimage to the country, the challenge will get that much tougher.
Only two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s foodborne pathogen investigators were on duty during the government shutdown as a salmonella outbreak continued to sicken nearly 300 people in 18 states.