Jordan confirms new MERS virus infection case

Jordan confirmed Thursday a new case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus

Jaundice cases rise to 1,547 in Indian state Odisha town

Twenty-four new cases of jaundice were confirmed Wednesday in Odisha’s Sambalpur town, pushing the total.

UN peacekeeper recovers from Ebola

A Nigerian peacekeeper serving in the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has recovered from Ebola,.

Human H5N6 bird flu case detected in China

A human bird flu case has been detected in the Guangdong province in southern China,.

Need greater recovery efforts in Ebola-hit countries: UN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday called for ramping up recovery efforts in West Africa where.

Ebola toll nears 7,000 in West Africa

The number of Ebola-related deaths has reached around 6,900 in the three most affected countries

Global life expectancy increases by more than six years

Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to.

H5N8 bird flu strain reported in Italy

Highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu strain was reported at a turkey farm in northern Italy,.

Slim chance of Ebola virus passing through organ donation

The risk of the Ebola virus passing from organ donor to recipient is extremely small,.

Thai village votes out 48 HIV patients

A village in Thailand has voted to kick out a charity that was housing 48.