Efforts to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo are being threatened by a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges, including rebel violence and pre-election turbulence ...
Officials in a third Indian state were checking on Friday if two people had been infected with the brain-damaging Nipah virus that has killed 12 in southern Kerala ...
The two cases occurred at Bikoro, a remote area where the outbreak began and then spread to Mbandaka -- an event that has deeply worried health experts.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not yet merit being labelled an emergency of ‘international concern,’ the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.
The Philippines is prepared for a ‘worst-case scenario’ following warnings that an anti-dengue vaccine administered to thousands of children may worsen the disease in some cases, a health official said Saturday.
Health experts have identified two more suspected cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, a day after the government declared an outbreak of the disease that has killed one man, the UN health agency said.
Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said on Sunday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could further stretch a health system struggling with dengue, another mosquito-borne virus that can be fatal.