Monday, March 30, 2015
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.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.”
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.
Friday, March 27, 2015
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.
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Ebola has taken its greatest toll on babies. About 90 percent of children under age 1 who caught the virus in West Africa died from it, the first large study of the epidemic's impact on children suggests.
Health officials have discovered a new germ in Eastern Europe that is related to the dreaded smallpox and monkeypox viruses but so far seems far less threatening.
Out of the 365 food products from radiation stricken regions in Japan, at least 333 items were pronounced radiation-safe by the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) after a detailed examination yesterday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Starting Wednesday nations will be able to sign what backers say is the first ever international treaty to take on human organ trafficking.