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Already devastated by Ebola, Guinea and Sierra Leone saw a spike in new cases last week
WHO received notification of a confirmed case of the Ebola virus disease in Italy.
Saturday marks 42 days since Liberia's last Ebola case.
Here are some answers to common questions about flu shots
Before he got Ebola, he had two blue eyes. After he was cured, one turned green.
Hunted animals are once again being seen along roadsides for sale.
Dr. Gary Procop says the risk of a measles outbreak in non-vaccinated populations is much greater than the risk of Ebola.
The Hendra virus is a member of the paramyxovirus family; it's rare but deadly and a highly infectious agent. Clinical trials began using human antibodies
Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex.
A 95,000 children study with older siblings found that the MMR vaccine did not increase the risk of autism, ASD, regardless of whether older siblings had ASD
More than 226k Americans are hospitalized with flu complications every year.
Since the first outbreak, there have been numerous other outbreaks in humans across Africa.
Ebola is one of about 177 pathogens that are considered to be newly emerging diseases.
Measles is up to 10 times more infectious than Ebola. An unvaccinated person, exposed to someone who has measles, has a 90 percent chance of getting infected
Nearly 11,000 Malaria deaths last year due to disruption of healthcare in West Africa.
Children with severe epilepsy who don't respond to other treatments may have hope in liquid medical marijuana. In a 12-week study, seizures decreased by 54%
Are supplements good for you? Research shows that dietary supplements may actually increase your cancer risk if taken in excess of the recommended amount.
Iowa officials announced they will destroy up to 5.3 million hens to curb the virus.
Recently an outbreak of H3N2 dog flu sickened dogs in the Midwest. Two veterinarians with Cornell University speak about the virus and how to protect your dogs
The anti-vaccine movement has led to a high number of unvaccinated people against measles and a larger percentage of people who are susceptible to this infection.