The mosquito-borne viral infection, that is found in tropical countries worldwide, kills dozens of people every year in Pakistan.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak is the second-worst one in history after more than 11,000 people were killed in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia between 2014 and 2016.
The United Nations health agency says it was made aware of the death of a patient suspected to have Ebola as well as of an Ebola test that had come back positive.
Researchers say cancer could become the world's biggest killer within just a few decades if existing trends persist.
Turkey has "spent $123.34 million with the largest and the most technologically advanced industrial investments up until now in Turkey's pharmaceutical industry," the deputy health minister says.
Sleep deprivation can lead to a dramatic fall in concentration levels that can cause accidents and as well as long term health issues, such as heart disease and obesity.
Doctors are not sure what the cause of the deaths is but one theory is that the culprit is a toxin found in lychees eaten by children of poor families.
A third of French citizens think immunisation is unsafe, according to figures. Globally, 79 percent of people agreed that vaccines are safe and 84 percent said they were effective.
The level of antibiotic waste exceeds safety thresholds by up to 300 times in rivers around the world, according to a new study.
Anaesthetist Frederic Pechier has now been charged with poisoning 17 people after an initial investigation was looking into seven other cases.
After more than three decades in development and almost $1 billion in investment to prevent malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands, the most advanced vaccine yet has been rolled out in Malawi's capital Lilongwe.
A total of 555 cases of measles have been recorded in the United States since January 1 with an Orthodox Jewish community in New York City being hardest hit who were infected by visitors from Israel, where a measles outbreak began a year ago.
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