Experts say contagion does not present danger to humans or animals
A new study shows how climate change will contribute to the spread of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus
A mathematical model could make future season's vaccines more accurate
Researchers remain stumped about the origin of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome but now say the virus (or a close relative) has been circulating in camels for...
The vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer and sexually transmitted infections, does not do much to change pre-teens' views or behaviors surrounding sex...
China's state-run news agency confirms limited human-to-human transmission
With the Chinese New Year and the Olympics on the horizon, health officials can only watch and wait for a potential pandemic
(BEIJING) — Authorities in eastern China announced a ban Tuesday on live poultry sales following an increase in the number of people infected with the H7N9...
A new study finds that a plant pathogen could play a role in honeybee colony collapse disorder
No evidence Shanghai doctor came into contact with live birds, underscoring danger of human-to-human transmission of H7N9 strain
Likely due to bug spread through food and water-contaminated surfaces
Officials jittery and urge public to be vigilant
(BEIJING) — Chinese authorities said Wednesday that a 73-year-old Chinese woman died after being infected with a bird flu strain that had sickened a human for...
Woman is the first confirmed death by strain of bird flu not previously found in humans
Boston researchers reveal new evidence of reservoirs after virus reemerges in two patients thought to be cured
Health officials say the situation is “serious” after a domestic worker was hospitalized in November. H7N9, an influenza virus that normally infects birds such...
SARS-like virus has sickened at least 160 worldwide
To prepare for a potential pandemic of avian influenza caused by H5N1, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccine boosted so its doses can...
Virus' strain linked to cases detected in Chad in 2011
Viruses cross borders invisibly and dangerously. The fighting in Syria has made that especially easy for polio.