(NEW YORK) -- A mysterious outbreak that sickened 11 people in Argentina, killing four, has been solved. Health authorities said the illness was likely caused by Legionella, the bacteria that leads to Legionnaires' disease. The outbreak has been contained to a health clinic in San Miguel... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Martha Gulati will never forget the first time she saw a young, healthy athlete die of heat stroke. It was 1995 in Chicago, in the middle of a heat wave that would ultimately claim nearly 700 lives. In the decades that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City officials are holding a town hall Monday to discuss the ongoing monkeypox outbreak as cases continue to climb and thousands of vaccine appointments over the weekend were swept up within minutes. Currently, there are more than 2,300 confirmed cases... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the first lesion appeared on Jeffrey Todd's right cheek in mid-July, the 43-year-old didn't pay too much attention to it. "I noticed I had like a pimple or like a blemish on my cheek and it had this very odd-looking raised... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Researchers are one step closer to developing a vaccine for Lyme disease, which affects nearly half a million people each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pfizer, the maker of a COVID-19 vaccine,... Read More.
(NAPA, Calif.) -- Health officials are investigating a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in a northern California county. Twelve residents of Napa County have been diagnosed and hospitalized with the rare lung infection since July 11, according to Napa County Public Health. Among those, one... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Country music superstar Shania Twain is sharing new details about the health battle she says she faced due to Lyme disease. Twain, 56, said she thought she had lost the ability to sing after a tick bite she got while horseback riding... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Ghana on Sunday declared its first ever outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus disease. Blood samples taken from two patients in the southern Ashanti region were sent for testing to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Ghana's capital, Accra, with preliminary... Read More.
(DAR ES SAALAM, Tanzania) -- Health officials are investigating a deadly outbreak of a mystery disease in southern Tanzania that has infected over a dozen people and killed at least three of them. Tanzania's chief medical officer, Dr. Aifelo Sichalwe, urged the public to "remain... Read More.
Dolly Parton’s famous for her generous spirit, especially when it comes to protecting children, and she made another huge contribution this week in support of kids facing illness. The country superstar has donated $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of ways in which climate change is predicted to affect human life and vitality continues to increase. Scientists now believe that global warming will significantly increase the number of viral transmissions across species in the coming decades, therefore posing further... Read More.
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- A woman who survived three heart attacks in three days at age 40 is now leading an effort to make Black women aware of the risks of heart disease. Tara Robinson, of Fort Worth, Texas, is the founder of the Black... Read More.