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Feb 2, 2016 08:42 AM ET // AFP
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.
Jan 13, 2016 03:50 PM ET // AFP
The Russian President offers no details to go along with the announcement.
Nov 19, 2015 03:36 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Public health officials worry that a freakish superbug created on Chinese pig farms may take the world by storm.
Jul 31, 2015 10:27 AM ET // AFP
A vaccine tested in Ebola-stricken West Africa is a resounding success, protecting everyone it was used on against the deadly virus.
May 6, 2015 10:22 AM ET // AFP
Guinea and Sierra Leone are reporting the lowest number of new cases since the outbreak began a year ago. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
Dec 30, 2014 12:14 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
Dec 26, 2014 02:45 AM ET // AFP
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
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