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Antibodies from dromedary camels protected uninfected mice from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and helped infected mice expunge the disease, according to a study published online March 18th in...

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The seasonal flu vaccine prevented more than 40,000 flu-associated deaths in the United States during a nine year period from 2005-2006 through 2013-2014 according to estimates in a new study published...

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From August 2014 to March 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) verified reports of 115 children in 34 states who developed acute flaccid myelitis. Now a research team led by scientists...

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The popularity of hunting feral hogs in Alabama has increased during the past few years as land managers target these animals to keep the population in check. Because handling harvested hogs brings with...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people, with a particular...

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For the first time in two weeks, the California Department of Public Health reported a new confirmed measles case in a Los Angeles resident. This brings the total cases in California to 134 since December...

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The data from the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health shows that the harsh influenza season is starting to slow; however, severe cases and fatalities are still being...

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The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks to their food security and livelihood. FAO and...

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The Indonesia Health Ministry has reported their 198th and 199th human cases of H5N1 avian influenza since first reported in 2005. Both of the cases, a father and son from Tangerang died from the disease...

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What is the most searched for sexually transmitted infection (STI) by people in the United States? Where are these searches coming from? Now we know thanks to a study commissioned by the UK’s second...