A concerned British mother from the North of England took her baby boy to the doctors three times for check ups. She was convinced he had more than common chickenpox. She was sent home with pain killers.
San Rafael - An investigation by California doctors has revealed that the state's latest outbreak of whooping cough centered around children who had already received the whooping cough vaccine, Reuters reports.
Scientists operating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an antiviral drug that promises to end infections from virtually all known viruses, from the common cold to exotic hemorrhagic fevers.
With the ongoing threat of a global influenza pandemic as a backdrop, the World Health Organization announced that it is working with a large pool of nations to more readily share viral samples to help avert more widespread infection.
In 2009 a Chicago university scientist died from what some thought might be from being infected with Bubonic Plague. He was studying a federally approved strain of the bacteria at the time and now the results are in.
In the aftermath of the earthquake tragedy in Haiti, experts maintain survivors will face the problems of disease. That is due to the poor health care systems, lack of clean water, and limitations on basic medical supplies.