Newborns made ill by early streptococcus infection have rise by 12 percent between 2011 and 2015 in England killing one baby every two weeks.
Recent research suggests that the largest outbreaks of Ebola are caused by a handful of patients. These group of carriers is called super-spreaders.
HPV infection continually increases among men but the vaccination rate remains low.
The director of the CDC, Thomas Frieden stated that medical experts might need to reassess how they deal with highly infectious diseases, particularly Ebola.
A new UN report found that the mortality rates in children younger than five have fallen over the apst
The mother of 16-year-old, Alexander "AJ" Betts Jr., who died from attempted suicide, was shocked to find out that her son's eyes were ineligible for donation because of his sexual orientation.
The CDC reports that fighting infectious diseases would be more effective if the U.S. worked with other countries.
Growing up poor may make people more susceptible to catching colds, according to new research.
Researchers believe that by studying social media, they can get a better idea of how to handle infectious diseases. http://www.sciencemag.org/search?submit=yes&site_area=sciencejournals&journalcode=sci&y=-123&fulltext=chris%20bauch&x=-999
China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu which was first reported in February 2013, has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.
Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that the H7N9 bird flu has spread to a new part of the country after it was confirmed that a man in the northeastern province of Shandong has been infected by a new strain of bird flu.
Scientists may have finally discovered the reason why circumcision drastically lowers a man's chances catching HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases like genital warts and herpes.
Patients of Arkansas dentist Dr. William Jarrod Stewart are recommended to receive blood tests.
In response to the recent H7N9 bird flu scare in China which has already killed four, Shanghai started culling chickens from the area's poultry dealers on Friday, Shanghai Daily reports.
Thousands of people in Oklahoma may have been infected with HIV and hepatitis after health officials discovered evidence that a dentist in Tulsa was not properly sterilizing the tools and equipment he used on his patients, despite knowing that several of them carried the viruses.