The U.S. Senate advanced $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika virus.
CDC reported a nanovirus outbreak in the British cruise ship Balmoral, sickening 252 passengers and eight crew members.
The disease kills more people than the combined total of 60 other infectious diseases including HIV.
CDC is now conducting an assessment what caused the stomach bug outbreak that resulted to the sickening of more than 100 passengers and crew members aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship.
The maps identified the "suitable" areas of mosquitoes survival to predict where the infection-carrying misquitoes are likely to survive.
"When it is too hot, people work less effectively out-of-doors, in factories, the office or on the move due to diminished ability for physical exertion and for completing mental tasks."
After being linked to a couple of disorders, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now officially confirmed that Zika virus can cause a rare birth defect called microcephaly.
"Practice safe sex," said the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recently released travel and health advisory. The advisory was released to educate authorities, medical practitioners and travelers on safety measures to prevent the spread of Zika virus.
The influenza activity of Influenza in the United States remains elevated, even with the slight decrease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Measles is back in the United States, and with a vengeance. Just last year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the number of measles cases had reached a stunning 20-year high, with 677 cases in 27 states. This is after, mind you, the virus was officially declared eradicated in the Americas in 2002. So who's to blame? Experts and pundits alike point straight to a new wave of "mindful" parents refusing to have their children vaccinated.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new report that reveals some surprising statistics about alcohol consumption in the United States. For starters, about 90 percent of all "excessive drinkers" are not alcoholics.
Earlier today, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that a new imported case of Ebola has developed in an American health worker. His chances of survival look positive, and experts are saying that his blood, along with the blood of other survivors, could potentially help treat the disease.
A United States health worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus, making them the first US citizen to contract the infection and the second person to come down with symptoms while in the country. Still, experts are quick to note that the victim was caring for the first US case, and the disease is likely still contained.
The bite of Lone Star ticks may be forcing thousands of people to never pick up a hamburger again. These ticks are sweeping across the Southeast United States, and have been associated with a severe allergy to red meat, according to doctors.
Negligence at a CDC lab that exposed more than 80 federal employees to a live strain of deadly anthrax last month prompted an investigation that has revealed even more mistakes and dangerous incidents. In response, the federal agency has shut down two of its research labs and halted the shipment of lab samples.