Ebola can spread like `forest fire,` US warns

The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities have said, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history.

Health authorities issue high alert in flood-hit Uttarakhand

Apprehending outbreak of epidemic
in natural disaster-hit areas, Uttarakhand health authorities
have issued a high alert in the state, official sources said
today.