The plague wiped out millions of people beginning in the sixth century and through medieval times, but a study Thursday suggests the illness may have existed thousands of years earlier.
Another 326 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Taiwan, bringing the total number of infections since the start of May to 24,507, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
A South Korean man believed cured of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been rediagnosed with the deadly virus, health officials said Tuesday.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday it is keeping a close eye on a development in South Korea, where a patient who was declared cured of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reportedly has been reinfected.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the start of May has reached 23,456, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Friday called on Taiwan residents to step up efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding sites in the fight against a huge dengue outbreak, as the Double Ten holiday weekend is forecast to be rainy.
People in Taiwan should continue to be on guard against dengue fever, even though the number of new cases has slackened off recently, the Central Epidemic Command Center said Thursday.
The number of dengue fever cases in Tainan, the municipality with the most serious outbreak of the disease since the start of summer in May, has reached 17,004, an increase of 365 over the previous day, the city's health department said Saturday.1 Comment
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the start of May has reached 19,412, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Friday.
Malaria could be wiped out by 2040, despite the lack of an effective vaccine, previous failed attempts to eradicate the disease and drug resistance problems, the United Nations and Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in a report released on Monday.