As a result of international outcry stemming from a Chinese scientist that brought the world’s first genome edited babies, China has established a national committee that will advise on research and ethics regulations.
A recently published report on the US poultry industry provides a better picture of antibiotic use within US poultry farms.
The Federal Drug Administration has warned that certain insulin pumps are vulnerable to cyberattacks, prompting recalls from the identified pumps that could put patients at risk.
Aside from the current Ebola outbreak, the Democratic Republic of Congo is faced with multiple disease outbreaks, including an increasing spread of measles within the region.
Attempting to bring in 10kg of African swine fever infected pork rolls from Vietnam, an exchange student was arrested for violating a Japanese quarantine law.
African swine fever has been detected within a Russian border town as the pig disease continues its global spread.
Researchers in Uganda have begun a two-year trial to assess the safety and immune response generated by a new two-dose Ebola vaccine manufactured by Janssen Vaccine and Prevention.
With 7 out of the 17 regions in the Philippines exceeding the epidemic threshold of dengue for the past three weeks, the Department of Health is conducting a robust campaign to destroy mosquito breeding sites across the affected areas.
This article highlights how the global health security community should emphasize the danger of zoonotic disease outbreak and how those diseases can cross the animal-human species barrier by using Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus as a prime example.
A team of researchers from South Korea and the United States have developed a device that can control neural circuits via a tiny implanted chip. This device may have the potential to speed up the detection of brain diseases, depression, and pain.