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Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.
US health officials in Florida now say that mosquitos bearing the deadly Zika virus have spread to Miami Beach beyond their initial identified “transmission area” of…
Fears that athletes will contract the Zika virus at Brazil’s Olympic Games won’t go away.
Europe’s first Zika microcephaly birth has been confirmed in Spain.
Europeans do like their steak… but the most consumed meat in Europe is by far pork. Find out why the process behind your bacon is one of the driving forces behind a global health threat.
Euronews -Sophie Claudet A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer – with more than 10 million victims a…
Researchers at Stanford University in the US are using special glasses to help autistic children recognise and classify emotions.
A recent study from Brazil claims that genetically modified mosquitoes can be used in the fight against an insect that spreads Zika and other
Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.
The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b
The Brazilian strain of the Zika virus has been found for the first time in Africa.
The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that
Despite the extensive damage caused by a week of wildfires, officials in Canada say most of Fort McMurray, the town at the heart of the blaze, still
The health ministry in Panama has confirmed the birth of four babies with microcephaly.
Poliomyelitis – or polio – could be gone by 2018, according to the latest data from the World Health Organisation. Only seven cases have been
Most of the matter around us is either solid, liquid, or gas. But there is something often called the fourth state – plasma – that has remarkable
Materials touched by plasma have their physics changed. Here we show a tissue before plasma treatment, the liquid is quickly absorbed. Then the
April 11 is World Parkinson Disease day and marks the birthday of Dr James Parkinson, who in 1817 wrote An Essay on the Shaking Palsy. The book
The authorities of Angola notified WHO of an outbreak of yellow fever in January 2016. The first cases have been identified in the district of Viana
The number of deaths from a yellow fever outbreak in Angola has risen to 225 with at least another 1,600 infected. However experts fear the numbers
There is concern that hundreds of thousands of people on the US island territory of Puerto Rico could become infected with the Zika virus this year
The West African Ebola outbreak no longer constitutes a major risk to international public health, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on
Further evidence has come to light linking the mosquito-borne Zika virus to the the birth defect known as microcephally, whereby babies are born with
A new study by a French scientists suggests the Zika virus might cause a debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. It comes
There are 6-8 thousand rare diseases and there is no effective cure existing against most of them according to EURORDIS, the European Organisation
Mosquitoes (all genera combined) kill more than 500,000 people worldwide each year. That makes them the second most deadly species to humans after
As efforts continue to try and stem the spread of Zika in the Americas, Colombia says more than 5,000 pregnant women are infected with the
The World Health Organization (WHO) says a suspected link between the mosquito-borne Zika virus and microcephaly in newborn babies should be