A Johns Hopkins University scientist is studying the ways Nipah virus affects carrier fruit bats to better understand how it spreads to humans.
China sentenced He Jiankui, the biophysicist who created the world’s first gene-edited babies, to three years in prison for “illegal medical practice.”
Australia's Defence Force (ADF) will dig mass graves for the country's burned livestock in a bid to fight off a biosecurity emergency.
Approximately 24,500 pigs will be culled at an industrial farm in the village of Nikola Kozlevo in response to an outbreak of African Swine Fever, the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency said.
For farmers returning home from travelling overseas or welcoming others who have travelled to their operations, it is important to be vigilant about biosecurity.
Doctors Without Borders stopped Ebola prevention operations and other services in a town in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due to the presence of armed government forces inside several health facilities in Biakato.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 15 new Ebola cases in the last week, bringing the outbreak total to 3,371 cases.
Earlier this month, health officials in Qatar reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection.
Kenya, Mozambique and Niger have curbed polio outbreaks that erupted in different episodes over the past 24 months.
Experts say the grim financial outlook for the few companies still committed to antibiotic research is driving away investors and threatening to strangle the development of new drugs.