Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
Guinea and Sierra Leone are reporting the lowest number of new cases since the outbreak began a year ago. Continue reading →
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
Dr. Victor Willoughby, who contracted the disease on Saturday, was the 11th doctor in his country to die from the deadly disease.
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