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.'
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
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