Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:16
Scientists have developed a novel antiviral drug that may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and also prevent them from spreading the virus to others.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 14:47
A prestigious French institute has misplaced about 2,349 vials containing samples of the potentially deadly SARS virus.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:46
The government of Liberia has announced that measures have been stepped up to contain the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 11:01
Researchers have found evidence that confirms the role of a group of virus-fighting genes in cancer development.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:40
After two birds tested positive for avian influenza at a Japanese poultry farm Sunday, 112,000 chickens would be culled, the country`s agriculture ministry said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 00:43
Ebola virus is becoming the next menace in West Africa and has claimed about 111 lives. Examining the death toll and the dangers that this virus possesses, WHO has declared Ebola outbreak among the "most challenging" ever.
Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 11:52
The deadly Ebola virus has claimed two more lives in Liberia, Minister of Health and Social Welfare Walter Gwenigale said Thursday, taking the death toll to seven in the West African nation.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:42
Visas for Muslim pilgrims from Guinea and Liberia in West Africa have been suspended by Saudi Arabia as a "precautionary measure" due to the ebola virus outbreak in the region.