The good news is that the reported number of coronavirus (2019-nCoV)) cases in Indonesia and Thailand is low. The bad news is that people with undetected infections may be unknowingly spreading the virus that now has killed more than 600 and sickened over 31,000.
A New Jersey oral surgeon has been suspended from practicing for five years after his poor infection protocols led to the death of a patient and infected 14 others.
"It’s escalating. The number of cases that increase from one day to another is clearly going up in a very steep slope,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Photos posted to Twitter on Saturday show passengers disembarking a Batik Air Indonesia flight where people clad in yellow hazmat suits and backpack like containers spray them down with a clear mist.
The United States, on Monday, raised the travel advisory level from 2 to 3.
Chinese officials confirmed a third death and the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said the number of patients with pneumonia has grown from 62 to 136.
Rashes on palms of the hand and soles of the feet could be an indication of one of the most common sexually transmitted infections.
The man developed a fever on Jan. 3, three days before he returned to Japan.
Scientists have designed a new hydrogel treatment for wound infections and it appears promising.
The 'supercells' that cured an infant's grave genetic illness
This rare immune disease took the life of popular ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff.
How come sharks seem to be resistant to infections? A team of researchers found that the bacteria on their skin might have something to do with it.
Measles is one of the most contagious diseases. It claimed more than 100,000 lives in 2017. Now, the World Health Organization reported that cases of measles will continue to rise.
“Pet owners with flu-like symptoms should urgently seek medical advice when their symptoms exceed those of a simple viral infection, which in this case were breathing problems and rash," a doctor said.
A rare type of transmissible cancer is affecting mussel species in different parts of the world. How did the cancer move from one part of the world to another?
An outbreak of Salmonella Dublin has been traced to one specific food item consumed by each patient.