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Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak

MADRID (AP) - Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150...

Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China’s pigs

BEIJING (AP) - Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig...

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu,...

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases confirmed in South Kivu, according to the...

Early study results suggest 2 Ebola treatments saving lives

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two of four experimental Ebola drugs being tested in Congo seem to be saving lives, international health authorities announced Monday.The preliminary...

Rwanda, Congo restrict unnecessary border travel amid Ebola

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - Rwanda and Congo are discouraging travel across their border to prevent further spread of the highly contagious Ebola virus.Travel restrictions...

Philippines declares dengue outbreak a national epidemic

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippines' Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country's outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic.The agency said...

Florida latest place to declare emergency over hepatitis A

MIAMI (AP) - Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of...

Florida latest place to declare emergency over hepatitis A

MIAMI (AP) - Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of...

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in...