The latest news on infectious diseases
New cases of a rare mosquito-borne illness emerge in St. Martin.
A new report says HIV, dengue fever and whooping cough are concerns for the U.S.
But it's not clear what role animals play in its transmission to humans
There's still time to get vaccinated for current flu season, health officials say
Keep infested items in a freezer for several days to get rid of the pests, researchers suggest
Researchers see promise in two novel therapies
Study used vaccine targeting 4 flu strains rather than the usual 3
And they're less likely to adopt risky habits like smoking
Sporadic outbreaks caused by travelers to countries without vaccination programs, doctors say
Report finds only half of this high-risk group gets immunized