Scientists develop method to predict epidemics

A risk map using environmental and health data can predict epidemics, scientists say.

Cholera kills nine, 100 hospitalised in Nigeria: Official

Cholera has killed nine people and infected 100 others this month in Namu village in Nigeria`s central Plateau state, a senior health official said Wednesday.

SC notice to Uttarakhand on PIL to prevent epidemics

SC sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking directions to prevent outbreak of epidemics in the wake of floods and landslides in Uttarakhand.

U`khand floods: No epidemics reported, evacuation of the elderly a priority, says Home Minister

Adequate steps have been taken to prevent outbreak of an epidemic in flood-hit Uttarakhand and there are no reports of any disease spreading, a senior official involved in the relief efforts said Friday.

No report of epidemics in Uttarakhand: NDMA

All necessary precautions are taken to prevent an outbreak of epidemics in the flood-hit Uttarakhand and as of now there is no report of any kind of disease spreading, a senior disaster management official said Friday.

No report of epidemics in Uttarakhand: NDMA

All necessary precautions are taken to prevent an outbreak of epidemics in the flood-hit Uttarakhand and as of now there is no report of any kind of disease spreading, a senior disaster management official said Friday.

Cabinet clears laboratory network for epidemics, calamities

The union cabinet Thursday approved a three-tier network of laboratories across the country for managing epidemics and natural calamities, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said Friday.

Sri Lanka virtually eliminates malaria

Despite being ravaged by decades of conflict, Sri Lanka has succeeded in reducing malaria cases by 99.9 percent since 1999 and is on track to eliminate the disease completely by 2014, shows a study.

Fight computer viruses like epidemics: Microsoft

PCs could be granted health certificates to be used online to show they were checked for viruses.