The city of Wuhan, in Central China’s Hubei Province, has temporarily shut down its public transport as it tries to halt the spread of 2019-nCoV, a new strain of coronavirus amongst a population of eleven million.
Authorities scramble to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.
There is no vaccine against the hepatitis C virus. However, HCV infection is curable with effective direct-acting antiviral drugs (DAA), a 12-week treatment for most patients.
China believes a mysterious pneumonia outbreak is due to a new strain of virus.
The Health Ministry installs thermal scanners at the main international airports.
Sellers of pig products are reporting a decline in business activity.
Cambodia remains in high alert over the spread of the virus, with the Ministry of Agriculture calling for stricter import checks.
Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox.
Scientific investigation into the world’s second man cleared of the AIDS virus is zooming in on a gene and a treatment side-effect, as newly-enthused researchers strive to find a cure for the disease that has killed millions.
Australian researchers create a universal flu vaccine, called killer T cells, which can fight all variants of the influenza virus.
Congo confirms 14 new cases of Ebola virus in its eastern borderlands.
The National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control says that cases of dengue fever have increased this year, including the number of those who died from the virus.
21 Asiatic lions have tested positive for a highly contagious virus.
China reported another outbreak of deadly African swine fever late on Monday.
Tboung Khmum provincial officials are warning villagers to be cautious and aware that bird flu could be transmitted to humans.
Congo approves four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus.
The cassava mosaic virus, is now present in at least five provinces in the country.
Government spending cuts in Brazil could hamper the ability to control the zika virus that caused panic, and a small number of deaths, after an outbreak starting in 2015.
AIDS experts have called for an end to laws that can see HIV-positive people jailed for exposing others to the virus, saying the approach was “unscientific” and worsening the killer epidemic.
The clock ticks on. Everything changes with time. Even the smallest of lives: bacteria and viruses developed themselves in order to survive the test of time.
Iran plans to eradicate the risk of spreading hepatitis B virus via blood transmission.
When the idea of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first introduced to Cambodia, majority of the people seemed to be in denial.
Britain blames Russia for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.
A new case of bird flu is found in Sen Sok district after the National Institute of Animal Health and Production found the virus in three chickens.
The Ministry of Agriculture is alerting cassava farmers, traders, and importers about a new virus attacking cassava.