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.
The Council of Agriculture's (COA) Bureau of Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Quarantine (BAPHIQ) released the newest set of data yesterday from samples submitted on Feb.
A potent symbol of the nightmare enveloping West Africa at the height of the Ebola outbreak, the ELWA-3 treatment center is being dismantled and incinerated bit by bit as the region emerges from catastrophe.
Rich countries must act swiftly to repair battered health systems and get cash to millions of families in the three countries hit hardest by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, the international development agency Oxfam said Tuesday.