General Mills recalls flour over possible E. coli link
8 hours ago
General Mills is recalling about 10 million pounds of its flour over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak in 20 states.
Risk of international spread of yellow fever re-assessed in light of the ongoing outbreaks
9 hours ago
ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on the outbreak of yellow fever with the latest developments, more comprehensive information on the current situation in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda and ...
Large global range of prices for hepatitis C medicines raises concerns about affordability
9 hours ago
The prices and affordability of recently developed and highly effective direct-acting antivirals for treating hepatitis C (HCV) vary greatly among countries worldwide, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine.
Clay country poet suffered from congenital syphilis
10 hours ago
Cornish 'Poet of the Clay' Jack Clemo became blind and deaf because of congenital syphilis inherited from his father, a new University of Exeter study has found.
Europe sees constant increase in gonorrhoea infections
13 hours ago
Since 2008, the overall rate of reported gonorrhoea infections has more than doubled across Europe, going up from 8 per 100 000 population to 20 cases per 100 000 persons in 2014.
Puerto Rico's tourist industry feels economic sting of Zika
15 hours ago
It was the wedding of one of her best friends, and Natalie Kao was going to be a bridesmaid in a fun, tropical setting on a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico. But the prevalence of the Zika virus across ...
Pakistan closer to eliminating polio: officials
15 hours ago
Pakistan is moving closer to eradicating polio, officials said Tuesday, with no fresh traces of the crippling childhood disease found in sewage samples taken from 40 high-risk sites across the country over April.
Safe sex or no sex after visiting Zika-hit areas: WHO
16 hours ago
People who travel to Zika-hit areas should practice safe sex or have no sex at all for at least eight weeks after their return to avoid sexual transmission of the virus, WHO said Tuesday.
New guidelines for nausea, stomach pain and other problems help physicians better diagnose, treat kids
17 hours ago
A child feels nauseated all the time, but no medical test can find what is wrong. Or a child vomits regularly, but there's no illness or eating disorder to explain it. These, and other stomach and bowel-related problems with ...
WHO reports major funding gap for fight against Zika
May 30, 2016
Member nations have so far donated only 13 per cent of the money required to respond to the Zika virus outbreak in the first half of this year, the World Health Organization reported Monday.