New research on the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa suggests that the virus is not becoming more severe or transmissible, according to a National Institutes of Health study in Science.
Maryland’s health department says it has confirmed the presence of an unusual respiratory illness in children in the state.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.
The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.
A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.