disease

Mystery disease hits Norway's dogs

Dozens of dogs in different parts of Norway have been hit by a deadly mystery disease in the past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the cause.

Report: Foodborne disease infections are on the rise

Every so often, the food in your fridge winds up in the news when there's an outbreak of illness linked to what we eat. A new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report details the foodborne illnesses that struck most often in 2018.

Exploding tick population worries government

On Wednesday, a congressional advisory committee sounded the alarm on Lyme and other emerging tick-related illnesses saying they have become "a serious and growing threat to public health." The finding, presented in a report to congress, recommends surveillance, prevention, diagnosis and treatment measures for tackling the problem.

Ebola 101: What to know

The deadly Ebola virus is snatching headlines once again as the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak since its discovery more than four decades ago.