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Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low in some regions. The Wellcome Trust analysis includes responses from more...

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people...

More young people under 50 are being diagnosed with bowel cancer, two studies of the disease in European and high-income countries have found. Although...

Just now they were just in love. Now Meis has confirmed her separation from her young friend. A few months ago it was announced that Sylvie Meis (41)...

The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from contained, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green...

Dr. Dana Corriel wrote on Facebook in September that the flu vaccine had arrived and encouraged patients to come to her office for a shot. “That was...

A freighter, who came from Hamburg and sailed under the Italian flag, had caught fire and sunk. The ship had dangerous goods on board. After the sinking...

At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health...

How would you rate your health on a scale of 1 to 10? That is with 10 being excellent and one being something you’d rather not talk about? For many individuals,...

Child suicides in Japan are the highest they have been in more than three decades, the country’s education ministry says. In the fiscal year 2016/7...