By Christine Hsu | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:57
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 | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 16:44
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 | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:35
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 Martin Grens | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 11:59
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 | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 14:43
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.