China’s Vast Ambition in Medicine Gets Reality Check From Coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteBeijing’s prowess is being put to the test by an elementary health challenge: an infectious disease outbreak. Medical staff in Wuhan transfer

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Early Drug Treatment Sharply Reduces Deaths From Ebola

This post was originally published on this siteA person’s chance of dying from Ebola increases substantially every day until he or she receives treatment, according to results from a

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Early Drug Treatment Sharply Reduces Deaths From Ebola

This post was originally published on this siteA person’s chance of dying from Ebola increases substantially every day until he or she receives treatment, according to results from a

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Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Shows Promise

This post was originally published on this siteNATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Scientists are making progress in developing new weapons against dengue, a debilitating mosquito-borne virus that

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Donors Pledge $2.6 Billion for Polio Eradication

This post was originally published on this siteDonors around the world are injecting another $2.6 billion into eradicating polio, a goal that remains elusive despite years of pursuit. The new

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Heart-Failure Deaths Rise, Contributing to Worsening Life Expectancy

This post was originally published on this siteDeaths from heart failure, one of the nation’s biggest killers, are surging as the population ages and the health of younger generations

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US Holds On to Measles Elimination Status

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. has retained its measles-elimination status, despite a nearly yearlong outbreak in New York state that put that designation at risk, the

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WHO Seeks Answers on Suspected Ebola in Tanzania

This post was originally published on this siteKAMPALA, Uganda—More than a year into a deadly Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, international public-health officials

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FDA Approves New Pill for Drug-Resistant TB

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug to help treat deadly, drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, the world’s biggest

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