Tagged With Infectious Disease

Tell-tale signs you or someone you know might have the measles


With nearly 700 measles cases this year, the CDC is bracing for the disease to grab a 'foothold' on the US again — for the first time in decades


An Israeli flight attendant has reportedly been in a coma for 10 days after contracting measles



Even if you got the measles vaccine, you may not be protected against the disease — here's how to tell


3 graphics show how the measles epidemic is getting worse across the US


A mysterious and deadly fungal infection is spreading across the globe, and no one knows how to stop it



The dangerous measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, is what happens when people refuse to vaccinate their kids


Scientists studied flu cases in more than 600 cities and towns around the US — and found where flu season lasts the longest


A dangerous parasitic illness spread by bugs that bite people's faces at night is spreading in the US, doctors warn


A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepared we are


The boys rescued from the cave in Thailand could have been exposed to dangerous infections from bats, fungus, or water


A mosquito virus that had never been identified in humans was found in a Florida boy — here's what to know about the Keystone virus



Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are skyrocketing -- here's how to know if you have Lyme disease


Bitcoin mania has 'clear parallels' to the spread of infectious diseases


A mysterious 'Disease X' could be the next pandemic to kill millions of people -- here's how worried you should be


Bill Gates says investing in cancer therapies could 'control all infectious disease'



Bill Gates reveals the biggest public health threats over the next 10 years


Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases could hit hard this summer


Two new cases of the plague have popped up -- here's why it keeps appearing in the US


A little-known tick-borne infection could have permanent or fatal consequences