As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, the World Health Organization is taking action to try to contain it. Can they control a pandemic like Zika?
The UN health body says that a surge in cases in South America of microcephaly was likely caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus, and declared the situation a public health emergency.
The Russian President offers no details to go along with the announcement.
Public health officials worry that a freakish superbug created on Chinese pig farms may take the world by storm.
A vaccine tested in Ebola-stricken West Africa is a resounding success, protecting everyone it was used on against the deadly virus.
Guinea and Sierra Leone are reporting the lowest number of new cases since the outbreak began a year ago. 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.'
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