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Greek authorities urge vigilance over West Nile fever outbreak

2 months, 6 days ago
Three people have died from West Nile fever after an outbreak in Athens which has infected 60 people this year, Greek authorities said Friday, indicating they were monitoring the situation carefully. "Since last week, we have registered…

Olympics: IOC discussing norovirus outbreak, more cases reported

8 months, 7 days ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: Olympic officials are discussing measures to combat the spread of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the Winter Games, a Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Who’s to blame for ransomware outbreak?

1 year, 5 months ago
Questions are swirling over who is responsible for the security flaws exploited by hackers in the world's biggest ransomware attack to date, which crippled thousands of businesses and public organizations around the world. Here are some…

Anthrax outbreak in north Russia affects dozens

2 years, 2 months ago
MOSCOW: At least 21 cases of anthrax, including one fatality, were confirmed after an unusual heatwave melted permafrost in its remote far north, releasing potentially lethal spores from the soil.

WHO declares Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all-clear

2 years, 9 months ago
MONROVIA, Liberia: The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 and triggered a global health alert was declared over, with Liberia the last country to get the all-clear.

First Ebola case hits New York: report

3 years, 11 months ago
NEW YORK: A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the deadly virus Thursday, US news reports said.