The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]
Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.
An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa was able to walk from an ambulance into an Atlanta hospital Saturday after he arrived in the U.S. on a specially equipped plane, officials say.
Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The World Health Organization reports that drug-resistant bacteria have become a global problem.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that almost half of the 830 children who died from the flu between 2004 and 2012 did not have a high-risk medical condition such as asthma or heart disease, and were otherwise healthy.
A study finds the virus that causes AIDS in cats could contain proteins to help create a vaccine for the virus that causes AIDS in humans.
Disappointed health officials say only about half of teenage girls have gotten a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer — a rate that’s changed little in three years.
A new study finds that nearly half the transmissions of influenza A from person-to-person are the result of infectious droplets attaching themselves to coughs and sneezes.