Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 09:42
The first scientific analysis of probable human-to-human transmission of a deadly new strain of bird flu that emerged in China this year gives the strongest evidence yet that the H7N9 virus can pass between people.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 00:08
New research into the fight against dengue may influence the development of anti-viral therapies that are effective against all four types of the virus.
Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:55
Gujarat tops the country with 196 deaths due to the H1N1 virus while Delhi has reported the maximum number of 1,507 cases of swine flu so far this year.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 21:02
Saudi Arabia says one more man has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 39 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center of the growing outbreak.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 13:14
The World Health Organisation has issued travel advice on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus for pilgrims going for Umra and Hajj to Saudi Arabia in the coming months.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 10:08
The broadest probe yet into the deadly MERS virus which erupted in Saudi Arabia last year says older patients, men, and people with underlying medical conditions are those particularly at risk.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 16:10
Fears of an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus in Saudi Arabia and construction in the holy city of Mecca have forced cuts in the numbers of pilgrims permitted to perform this year`s hajj.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 20:07
Disabling a protein in Ebola virus cells can stop the virus from replicating and infecting the host, a new study has revealed.