WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the dangerous new virus from China, health officials announced Friday.
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A U.S. citizen who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus that has sparked an outbreak and stringent monitoring around the world.
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely.
U.S. health officials announced Friday that they will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens and killed two, prompting worries about a new international outbreak.
This season's influenza vaccine does not match the unusual viral strain that is dominating flu activity across the United States and may be one reason for the severe infections in children so far, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The federal agents keeping our pork supply free from disease that has decimated Chinese pigs work for treats.
A cure for the common cold has been frustratingly elusive. Researchers in California may have cracked the case.
University of Virginia researchers believe they are one step closer to understanding why some people bitten by the Lone Star tick develop an allergy to red meat.
Dr. Robert Gallo, who co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS in 1984, offered congratulations. "In my view, this is the most interesting and important therapy-related research advance I have seen in many, many years," Gallo said in a statement.
Officials urge vaccination, booster shots as needed