By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 16:21
Prime Minister David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt dedicated the G8 summit to seeking global coordination in the battle against dementia and warned of bankrupt health care systems.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:12
Two new patients in China are currently in critical condition with laboratory-confirmed avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, the World Health Organization announced.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 21:34
A family of three from the United Arab Emirates, including a pregnant mother, was recently infected by the MERS virus. The mother was able to give birth before she died from infection.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 15:19
HIV rates increased in the World Health Organization's European Region by eight percent since 2011, mainly due to poor prevention methods and a lack of antiretroviral therapy.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:03
Over 60 researchers from 26 countries established that the death toll of the 2009 influenza outbreak could be as high as 203,000, with global regions being affected in widely differing degrees.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 18:01
Two new cases of polio have been confirmed in Syria, both near major cities.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 13:34
In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, 4.3 million displaced people are vulnerable to pneumonia, and other infections and illnesses.
By John Ericson | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 17:06
Although tuberculosis death rates are falling, drug-resistant strains and inadequate prevention tactics must be addressed.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/01/2013 - 21:18
The World Health Organization says that by starting treatment earlier, HIV patients will be able to "live longer, healthier lives."
By Elijah Wolfson | Sat, 06/22/2013 - 09:23
With Ramadan on the horizon, the World Health Organization has gathered experts together for a three-day meeting in Cairo to determine official recommendations for travelers; in the meanwhile, Saudi Arabian officials confirmed another death due to MERS.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 17:23
The World Health Organization has had difficulty tracking the course of the deadly H7N9 bird flu since it was reported in humans in March.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 12:57
France sees its first case of the coronavirus.
By Martin Grens | Wed, 01/16/2013 - 08:32
Dengue is the world's fastest-spreading tropical disease and represents a "pandemic threat", infecting an estimated 50 million people across all continents.