New drug promises to cure `incurable` common cold

British researchers have engineered a new compound, which can prevent people from catching the cold virus by blocking its transmission to others.

Milk production hit in TN by foot-and-mouth disease

The current outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) among cattle has significantly hit milk production in Tamil Nadu, prompting dairy farmers to seek intervention, including vaccination on a war-footing.

National Centre for Disease Control issues guidelines against

Affected classrooms in primary schools could be shut down to prevent the spread of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), suggested guidelines issued by the government on Wednesday.

Rise in hand, foot and mouth disease among children

Doctors in the Indian capital are seeing a sudden spurt in the number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) that afflicts mostly toddlers and children and spreads through saliva, mucus from the nose and even from faeces.

Now, first vaccine to protect kids against hand, foot and mouth disease

Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.

FMD outbreak in Arunachal Pradesh

Following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) affecting cattle and mithuns in remote Kurung Kumey district, a team of veterinary and para- veterinarians have been rushed to the district to combat the disease.

Vietnam on alert as common virus kills 81 children

Since 2008, about 10,000 to 15,000 cases were reported per year.

Foot and mouth study suggests culls may be reduced

Scientists have found that foot and mouth disease virus in cattle is for a very short time.