As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion

On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed. Health workers last month burying an Ebola victim in Beni, the Democratic Republic … Read More

Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India

Health officials in the south Indian state of Kerala say nine people have died in confirmed and suspected cases of the deadly Nipah virus. Three victims have tested positive for the virus in the past fortnight. The results from the … Read More

Trump’s opioid plan to take three-pronged approach, including death penalty for high-volume drug dealers

(CNN)President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country’s opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire, the White House said Sunday. The plan will include stiffer penalties for high-intensity drug traffickers, including the death penalty for some … Read More

Measles warning issued for Detroit airport fliers after disease travels from overseas

A poster educating parents and children about measles is displayed at the Tamalpais Pediatrics clinic on Feb. 6, 2015, in Greenbrae, Calif. (Eric Risberg/AP) A confirmed carrier of the measles disease passed through the Detroit Metropolitan Airport on March 6, … Read More

Flu epidemic worsens: Here is everything you need to know

CDC reports flu epidemic has killed at least 37 children. MIAMI – The flu continues to blanket most of the state of Florida this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported it has been the most active since the 2009 swine flu … Read More

San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16

(CNN) An outbreak of hepatitis A has sickened 421 people and killed 16 in San Diego County between November and September, officials say. Additionally, 292 of the 421 have been hospitalized as a result of the viral infection, which causes … Read More