World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 20, 2015
The World Health Organization today confirmed that a new case of the deadly Ebola virus has surfaced in Liberia, which was declared Ebola free in September.
Bhopal News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
A wild tiger captured from a human habitat here was today carted to Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) much to the surprise of activists who alleged that the reserve had turned deadly for big cats due to presence of canine distemper virus (CDV) at its premises.
Health | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Researchers have identified a protein that could be targeted to prevent transmission of the dengue virus, an advance that could lead to the development of a vaccine against the deadly infection.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 16, 2015
Using genomic analysis, researchers have found that a woman in Liberia contracted the deadly Ebola virus early this year after having sexual intercourse with a male survivor of the disease.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 13, 2015
A South Korean man believed cured of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been rediagnosed with the deadly virus, health officials said Tuesday.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 10, 2015
A compound that blocks the Ebola virus's ability to replicate has been found to provide full protection to monkeys when treated three days after the deadly infection, researchers have reported.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 17, 2015
Researchers have discovered a protein that may slow the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby revealing a target for developing natural therapies against the deadly virus.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 3, 2015
Liberia was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus for a second time on Thursday and entered a 90-day period of heightened surveillance aimed at preventing a future re-emergence of the disease, the World Health Organization said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986 and one who successfully led research into the treatment of the deadly virus, died at her residence in Chennai on Tuesday.
World News | Press Turst of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Starting antiretroviral treatment early against HIV is highly effective at preventing sexual transmission of the deadly virus in partners, a new study conducted in nine countries, including India, has found.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 20, 2015
The last four cases of Ebola in Liberia were discharged from a treatment clinic in the capital Monrovia on today, meaning there were no more confirmed carriers of the deadly virus in the West African country.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The first needle-free Ebola vaccine that can be inhaled protects non-human primates against the deadly virus and may advance to human clinical trials soon, scientists say.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 6, 2015
The Philippines confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus on today in a man who showed symptoms after arriving in Manila last month from Dubai.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 4, 2015
Another doctor at a major hospital that has been the epicentre of MERS outbreak in Seoul has contracted the deadly virus, the government said Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was discharged from hospital Friday after being declared free of the deadly virus, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
South Korea today reported a new case of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, after four days in which no cases were spotted.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Scientists have for the first time identified two promising drug candidates to prevent and treat the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) disease.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 29, 2015
An Omani man who became Thailand's first case of Middle East Respiratory Sydnrome (MERS) has been declared free of the deadly virus, Thailand's health ministry said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 27, 2015
South Korea today reported an additional MERS case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 182 in the largest outbreak of the deadly virus outside Saudi Arabia.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
An alert has been sounded at all airports to screen passengers especially from Middle East and South Korea, for Middle East Corona Virus (MERS-Cov), a kind of deadly respiratory disease.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Two major hospitals in South Korea's capital suspended services to patients today in a bid to stop the spread of MERS after four new cases of the deadly virus were reported.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Sierra Leone has recorded two new cases of Ebola in Freetown in the past few days, disproving the assumption that the capital city had already defeated the deadly virus, officials said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 22, 2015
Hundreds of pregnant women in Nepal are at risk of dying from hepatitis E, as the onset of the monsoon season could trigger an outbreak of the virus in the earthquake-hit country, experts warned.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
Thai authorities today said that two relatives of an Omani man found to have MERS were being tested for the deadly virus in the kingdom.