Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been readmitted to a hospital isolation unit.
It has now been a week since any new cases of Ebola were declared in the three West African countries at the centre of a recent epidemic. The World
Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West
The Liberian government is on a drive to register more than 70,000 children born at the height of the Ebola epidemic. 70,000 Liberian births
South Korea has declared a “de facto end” to the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, known as MERS. The coronavirus has so far killed 36
New cases of Ebola have been detected in Liberia, nearly two months after the West African country was declared free of the virus. The authorities
A man infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, earlier this year has died in hospital in Germany. The 65-year-old suffered
Two South Korean hospitals have been sealed off, in a bid to stop the spread of a deadly respiratory disease. MERS has infected 126 people in the
Five more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, have been confirmed in South Korea. It takes the total number of people infected to 30
Sierra Leone has announced house-to-house searches for Ebola patients and internal travel restrictions as part of a new plan to battle the outbreak
Thousands of students, activists and health officials paraded through Pattaya beach town on Monday (December 1) to promote safe sex on World
British health officials have begun killing 6,000 ducks at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu.
The strain of the virus
Where does Ebola come from?
The first known incidents of the Ebola virus were in 1976. There were two simultaneous outbreaks in Nzara in Sudan and
The floods in Northern India, triggered by heavy monsoon rains more than 10 days ago, have killed at least 822 people in the Himalayan state of