New 14 cases of Zika infections have been reportedly caused by sexual intercourse involving females whose male sex partners have recently traveled to major Zika outbreak areas according to US health authorities.
The CDC has issued new safe sex guidelines in response to the Zika virus
Local health officials in Hawaii confirmed 182 reported cases of dengue fever- the state’s largest dengue outbreak since World War II.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Guinea Ebola-free on Tuesday.
A team of Dutch scientists reported that a 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bugs.
According to tropical medicine experts, the "kissing" bug disease can become a health problem in the U.S.
According to a new study, health-related data collected from social media websites can be used to track, predict and prevent HIV.
U.S. federal officials have issued stricter guidelines for health care workers to follow when caring for Ebola patients.
The Texas Department of State Health Service announced that all health workers linked to the Ebola case in Dallas will be banned from traveling via planes, trains, buses and ships.
The flu season started and here are 10 things to know about the flu and the flu vaccine.
Five major U.S. airports will start screening more diligently for any signs of Ebola in passengers traveling from any of the three affected Wes African countries.
A team of researchers reported that the HIV epidemic could have started in Kinshasa in the early 1920s.
According to a new study, a virus can contaminate 40 to 60 percent of surfaces within two to four hours.
The United States and the United Kingdom are scheduled to start human trials to test a potential Ebola vaccine soon.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that despite efforts to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the number of cases could potentially spike up to 20,000 before the outbreak is over.
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