The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first antimalarial drug in nearly 20 years.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported on an outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in Nigeria
The BMJ has reported that Ebola has reappeared in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just a week after an outbreak in the western part of the country was declared over.
Researchers have ascertained the extent to which disease epidemics adversely impact on the livelihoods of individuals, households and communities in affected areas.
The US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for pilgrims going to Hajj (the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca)
An unknown disease is on the increase in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK have developed a new real-time strategy that could help future foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease outbreaks be combatted quickly and efficiently.
Five European countries have reported 147 people infected with Salmonella Agona, which could be linked to ready-to-eat food.
Just over 11 weeks after the Ministry of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed an outbreak of Ebola virus in the country, the outbreak has been declared over.
A new study has shed light on how Staphylococcus aureus emerges, by discovering how it is able to jump between species.