Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions and died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, U.S. scientists said Thursday.
A Taiwanese businessman who returned from China last week has been infected with rubella, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Friday warned of the growing enterovirus threat as more people were infected with the disease in the past week.
A total of 110 processed products from livestock in outlying Kinmen County have been barred from entering Taiwan in the wake of its foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Saturday.
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.