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Drug-resistant malaria reaches Southeast Asia borders, could spread to Africa

Drug-resistant malaria parasites havespread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriouslythreatening global efforts to control...

Liberia shuts schools, quarantines communities in bid to halt Ebola

Liberia announced on Wednesday thequarantine of a number of communities and the closure of schoolsacross the country, the...

Suspected Ebola cases sent home as Liberian isolation unit fills up

An isolation unit for Ebola victims inLiberia's capital, Monrovia, is overrun with cases and healthworkers are being forced...

UK holds emergency meeting over Ebola outbreak in Africa

Britain on Wednesday held a top-levelgovernment meeting to discuss the spread of thehighly-contagious Ebola virus in West...

U.S. relief worker 'fighting through' Ebola virus: son

An American aid workerinfected with Ebola while responding to the outbreak of thedeadly virus in Liberia and neighboring...

Minnesota woman who lost husband to Ebola urges aid to fight virus

The Minnesota wife of aLiberian-American man who died last week in Nigeria from theEbola virus said on Tuesday she wants...

Tuberculosis patient who refused treatment arrested in California

A Northern California man whorefused treatment and disappeared after he was diagnosed withtuberculosis has been arrested...

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fightagainst the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the viruson Tuesday, the country's...

American man from Minnesota died from Ebola virus -NBC

A 40-year-old man who died in a Nigerianhospital last week from the ebola virus was an American fromMinnesota, his wife told...

Asky suspends Sierra Leone, Liberia flights amid Ebola scare

West African airline Asky has suspendedflights to and from Sierra Leone and Liberia amid increasingconcern at the spread...

Family of Texas doctor with Ebola not showing signs of virus

The family of a Texas doctorwho contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa hadtraveled back to the United States before...

Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak as U.S. agencies provide support: U.S. official

President Barack Obama is gettingupdates on the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea,Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria,...

Sierra Leone president visits Ebola epicenter

Sierra Leone's president visited theepicenter of an Ebola outbreak on Monday as West African leadersstepped up efforts to...

Fist bumps relay 90 percent fewer germs than handshakes: study

Ditching handshakes in favor of moreinformal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread ofbacteria and illnesses, according...

U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

U.S. lawmakers on Monday said theywere expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapsesincluding problems at the...

Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died

The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shutdown and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in thefirst recorded case...

Sierra Leone Ebola patient, recovered from family, dies in ambulance

A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whosefamily sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removedher from a treatment center...

Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading

The Liberian government on Sundayclosed most of the West African nation's border crossings andintroduced stringent health...

Nigeria government confirms Ebola case in megacity of Lagos

A Liberian man who died inNigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Friday tested positive forthe deadly Ebola virus, Health...

Suspected Ebola victim dies in quarantine in Nigeria

A Liberian man suspected to have Ebolavirus has died in quarantine in Lagos, Nigeria, a Nigerianofficial in Geneva said on...

First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run

Sierra Leone officials appealed forhelp on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capitalwith Ebola whose family...

India battles to contain "brain fever" as deaths reach almost 570

Almost 570 peoplein India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonlyknown as "brain fever", health authorities said...

U.S. court upholds FDA animal feed policy despite health concern

A divided federal appeals court onThursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policyallowing the use of various antibiotics...

Too few U.S. youth getting vaccine for sexually transmitted virus -CDC

More U.S. adolescents are receivingvaccines against the sexually transmitted virus that causescervical and other types of...

Liberian man being tested for Ebola after collapsing in Nigerian airport

A Liberian man in his 40s is being testedfor the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital ofLagos, a mega-city...

Gilead hepatitis C drug Sovaldi racks up $3.5 bln in quarter

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Wednesday that itsnew hepatitis C drug Sovaldi had sales of $3.5 billion in thesecond quarter,...

Panel's report likely to tie farm antibiotics to human resistance

A White House advisory committee isexpected to acknowledge the link between antimicrobialresistance in humans and livestock...

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation "within reach"

An AIDS-freegeneration is within reach if early treatment is provided topeople infected with HIV and help scaled up for women...

HIV-positive women in Central America pressured to sterilize

HIV-positive womenin Central America are being pressured to undergo sterilizationby prejudiced health workers and misled...

Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

The head doctor fighting the deadlytropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught thedisease, the government said....

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