Premier Lin Chuan (林全) on Saturday ordered that publicly funded flu vaccines be made available to paying patients to alleviate a shortage.
Taiwan has confirmed a new imported case of Zika virus infection, involving a 51-year-old Taiwanese man who developed the symptoms of fever, conjunctivitis and joint pain after returning from Vietnam in late September, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday.
Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection.
Malaysia on Thursday reported its first suspected case of Zika, a 58-year-old woman believed to have contracted it in neighboring Singapore where more than 100 cases have been confirmed.
Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be at risk of infection, based on a new analysis of travel, climate and mosquito patterns in those regions.
The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
Disease control authorities yesterday said they had confirmed Taiwan's sixth Zika case in a local woman who had recently returned from a trip to Florida.
US researchers have identified antibodies in lab mice that may be able to prevent infection with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in what they described Wednesday as a "significant step" toward a vaccine.
Scientists hunting for ways to treat hard-to-beat bacterial infections have found a new antibiotic hiding right under our noses.
A scholar recommended the government resume investigations into parasites, due to increasing globalization and international exchange, the United Evening News reported.