Disease Outbreaks

Dengue outbreak kills 5 people in northwest Pakistan

Aug 22, 2017

Pakistani official says outbreak of mosquito-borne disease in northwest has killed five people

UN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera

Aug 18, 2017

The U.N. humanitarian chief is decrying the war in Yemen, where air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically and millions of people face the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak."

Amid India oxygen scandal, docs want focus on encephalitis

Aug 18, 2017

A national outcry over an Indian hospital's oxygen shortage highlights encephalitis outbreaks that kill and disable thousands of children, spiking each year with the monsoon rains

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases

Aug 18, 2017

Vietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.

Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercy

Aug 17, 2017

Unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner, sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV, admits mistake, says he only sought to provide care for his community

The Latest: Attorney: British cyber expert will be cleared

Aug 14, 2017

An attorney for a British cybersecurity researcher accused of creating malicious software to steal banking information says the researcher is "brilliant" and "a hero" who will eventually be cleared

Experts: Herd immunity outside US slows Zika in Florida

Aug 12, 2017

Health officials say a drop in Zika cases in the Caribbean and South America has helped slow the spread of the mosquito-borne virus in Florida this year

Philippines to cull 200,000 fowl after bird flu outbreak

Aug 11, 2017

The Philippines will cull at least 200,000 birds after confirming its first bird flu outbreak, but no animal-to-human transmission has been reported

Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground

Aug 10, 2017

Destruction from Yemen's two-year civil war has turned country into incubator for cholera

109 US salmonella cases now linked to papayas from Mexico

Aug 8, 2017

U.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico

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