The director of the CDC, Thomas Frieden stressed the importance of taking immediate action before the antibiotic resistant situation becomes the "next pandemic."
Researchers found that the 1918 virus was capable of attacking the body and evading the defenses set up by the immune system.
The antiviral drug Tamiflu helped in reducing the risk of death by around 25 percent among adults who were hospitalized during 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic, a new report has claimed.
Researcher found that parents who received reminders to vaccinate their children were more likely to do so than parents who did not receive reminders.
Researchers estimated that there are at least 320,000 new viruses that exist in mammals and have yet to be identified.
Researchers reported that ducks acted as hosts for the bird flu before it infected poultry and then humans.
Mexico has surpassed America as the world's most obese developed nation.
The World Health Organization has proposed a new set of guidelines that push for faster treatment administered to HIV positive patients with the goal of stoping the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Chinese health officials warn medical professionals to prepare for the possibility of another outbreak of H7N9 bird flu. bi
Study found that the H7N9 flu virus is contagious between ferrets.
Researchers found the pandemic H1N1 flu virus in marine animals.
Researchers found that some current strains of influenza in birds and pigs could potentially lead to a pandemic.
WHO stated that the H7N9 virus in China, which has killed seven people already, cannot be spread via human-to-human contact.
Study finds that the H1N1 vaccine used in the 2009-2010 pandemic presented a small risk for developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a muscle disorder.
Recent pandemics such as the swine flu out break or the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic that lead to over 18,000 deaths world wide indicate the emerging importance of protecting students in case of such disasters and teaching them how to deal with them.