By Christine Hsu | Oct 15, 2012 11:57 AM EDT
Authorities in Nepal on Monday destroyed hundreds of chickens and eggs after an outbreak of bird flu hit the country's capital Kathmandu, according to a government official.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 09, 2012 04:44 PM EDT
Puerto Rico's health department has declared a dengue epidemic after officials revealed Tuesday that six people have died from the virus so far this year.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 01, 2012 12:35 PM EDT
A new deadlier strain of Salmonella is spreading across Africa by "taking advantage" of the ongoing HIV epidemic, according to a new study that provides the first evidence that the human immunodeficiency virus might be allowing new pathogens to evolve in HIV patients.
By Marice Richter | Sep 27, 2012 11:59 AM EDT
With no vaccine to prevent West Nile in humans, the only defense is prevention - wearing insecticide outdoors and pesticide spraying by ground and air.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 02:43 PM EDT
The recent West Nile virus outbreak is "one of the largest" outbreaks ever seen in the United States, with three times the usual number of cases reported this year, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.