Nations around the world have voiced concern about West Africa’s Ebola outbreak spreading via air travel, with warnings like “Ebola only a plane ride away.”
Author: Alexandra Thomsen
Polio is a highly infectious disease that mainly affects children under age five and leads to irreversible paralysis in about one of every 200 cases.
On July 15, the WHO reported a total of 964 cases including 603 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Guinea still has the greatest
Environmental samples from Campinas, São Paolo have tested positive for wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), though the country has not reported any polio cases since
The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which was first identified in March 2014 in Guinea, continues to spread in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
The case count of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in Saudi Arabia has risen from 575 to 688, following a review of old data