Coronavirus Declared Pandemic By World Health OrganizationThe World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the coronavirus outbreak spreading around the globe can now be characterized as a pandemic.
WHO: Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency" There is a serious lack of new antibiotics being developed to fight infections that are becoming resistant to treatments - something WHO says is a "global health emergency."
WHO: Evidence Shows Zika Infects Developing FetusesWorld Health officials reconvened for an Emergency Committee meeting on the Zika virus Tuesday.
WHO: Zika's Possible Link With Birth Defect "A Public Health Emergency" World Health officials met Monday for an emergency session to decide whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a possible link to a birth defect should be considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
WHO Officials To Hold Special Session On Zika VirusWorld Health officials will meet Monday for an emergency session on the Zika virus as the amount of cases for the mosquito-borne virus keeps growing.
WHO: Processed Meats, Red Meat Can Cause Cancer Processed meats are now considered carcinogenic to humans, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO).
HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.
CDC: Miami Hospital Patient Tests Negative For EbolaA patient at a Miami-area hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus, confirmed officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday evening.
FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.
FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In AfricaAn infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
More Cases Of New Middle East Virus Showing UpThe World Health Organization said another patient has been infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus which is related to the SARS virus.
New Virus Related To SARS And Common Cold Found In Middle EastA previously unknown virus has appeared in both Saudi Arabia and in a traveler who recently returned from the country. The virus killed one and has left the other in intensive care in London, according to the Wall Street Journal.