The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Thursday of a growing enterovirus threat, saying that Taiwan could see a significant enterovirus outbreak in the coming weeks.
As the Ebola epidemic retreats across west Africa, international health authorities are turning their attention to the little understood long-term effects of the often-deadly virus on the survivors.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned the public Friday to stay on the alert as the seasonal flu could rise during the Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend April 3-6 as more people travel to visit their families or go on vacation.
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions of the Ebola-hit nation in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly disease.
Members of the public are urged to take precautions against scrub typhus when cleaning up their ancestors graves around the time of the Tomb Sweeping Festival in early April, as the disease is transmitted by mites in the vegetation, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署) said Friday.
Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola.
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of US$20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs executive said Thursday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾病管制署) yesterday said that a female flight attendant of China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) unknowingly contracted rubella, urging the CDC to try and conduct follow-ups with up to 1,558 people.
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As the nation observes White Day, the Formosa Cancer Foundation is calling on couples to adopt preventive measures against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
People planning to travel to Southeast Asia in the near future should be aware of an ongoing dengue fever outbreak in the region, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管署) said Thursday.