Health

25 May 2017

A new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), US, has explained how Zika virus entered the US via Florida in 2016, and how it might re-enter the country this year.

19 May 2017

Many people make mistakes applying suncream that could compromise their protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays says new research.

19 May 2017

A recent study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases found that by 2040, one-third of TB cases in Russia could be drug resistant.

16 May 2017

Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have found that 53 per cent of individuals seeking pre-travel consultations at clinics across the country who were eligible to receive the MMR vaccine were not vaccinated during the clinic visit.

15 May 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a statement on Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

15 May 2017

There has been a significant increase in the number of people claiming for gastric illnesses they have suffered while on holiday. And, inevitably, some of these claims are fraudulent...

08 May 2017

The cause of a mystery illness that has sickened 25 people and killed 12 since 23 April is under investigation.

04 May 2017

The ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Europe is not yet contained and more cases are to be expected. 

17 April 2017

The European Centre for Disease prevention and Control (ECDC) has provided an update on the measles situation in Europe, in which an ongoing outbreak in Romania was highlighted, with a total of 3,799 measles cases reported between September 2016 and 17 March 2017.

12 April 2017

Global leaders in the fight against antibiotic resistance gathered in Brisbane recently for the Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections (SDRI) conference.

31 March 2017

Stan Sandberg, co-founder of online travel insurance comparison website TravelInsurance.com, has explained to consumers how to protect against norovirus on cruises.

 

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