Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said on Sunday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could further stretch a health system struggling with dengue, another mosquito-borne virus that can be fatal.
A vaccine against Chikungunya fever, developed by Vienna-based biotech company Themis Bioscience, is now undergoing clinical testing for the first time.
The vaccine, which is based on a standard anti-measles vaccine, offers an opp
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a global alert about the emergence of a new virus that was previously unknown in humans and can cause a potentially fatal acute respiratory infection.
The virus belongs to a family ca
Bahrain Health Ministry officials are conducting tests on food and water supplies across the country to pinpoint the cause of 17 cases of typhoid fever.
They were reported in Bahrain during the last two weeks and all investigations had so