On average, in one corner of the world or another, a new infectious disease has emerged every year for the past 30 years: Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), Nipah virus, Hendra, and many more.
The printable cards help healthcare staff recognize symptoms of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents and emerging diseases.
The UK biological security strategy draws together for the first time the work taking place across government to protect the UK and its interests from significant biological risks, no matter how these occur and no matter who or what they affect.
The increasing use of malaria diagnostic tests reveals a growing proportion of patients with fever but no malaria.
Scientists believe that there are 1.67 million yet-to-be discovered viral species existing in animals and birds.
Scientists have launched a new project which aims to spot the next pandemic virus. The initiative is known as the Global Virome Project (GVP), and it aims to pinpoint the causes of fatal new diseases before they infect humans.
On average, in one corner of the world or another, a new infectious disease has emerged every year for the past 30 years.
Scientists say they have developed a cutting-edge technique to help predict whether an emerging virus will have outbreak potential in humans.
Researchers have identified genetic material from the recently identified Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus in the tick species Hyalomma rufipes.
A step-by-step study of diseases that jump species gives subtle clues about future epidemics.