West Africa's raging epidemic of Ebola virus is an "extraordinary event" and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.
The Geneva-based United Nations health agency s
The E. coli epidemic in Europe is caused by a new, highly infectious and toxic strain of bacteria that carries genes giving it resistance to a few classes of antibiotics, scientists said even as the UAE and Russia banned import of cucumbers from a
Cancer is so widespread around the world that it can be called an epidemic – one third of us will develop it and one quarter of us will die from it, said a leading cancer researcher.
David Kerr, chief research advisor for Sidra Medical and
Bahrain is in the grip of a contagious 'eye flu' with patients turning up at Salmaniya Medical Complex in droves suffering from viral conjunctivitis, according to a top doctor.
"We are receiving scores of cases at the Accident and Emergenc
No cases of cholera or epidemic outbreak have been reported in Oman after killer cyclone Gonu struck the country.
Oman health ministry said it was taking all precautionary measures to tackle the infectious diseases.
Dr Ali bi