Polio found in New York wastewater as state assesses virus' spread
The discovery of the disease from wastewater samples collected in June means the virus was present in the community before a confirmed case was made public July 21.
Monkeypox can be stopped outside endemic countries, WHO says
Fewer than 200 confirmed and suspected cases have been recorded so far, WHO's emerging disease lead Maria Van Kerkhove says.
EU wants pandemic treaty to ban wildlife markets, reward virus detection
International negotiators will meet for the first time to prepare talks for a potential treaty, officials say.
New ‘highly virulent’ HIV strain discovered in the Netherlands
But Oxford researchers say because of the effectiveness of modern treatments, it is 'no cause for alarm'.
Covid-19 compared with other deadly viruses
The human toll of Covid-19, officially known as SARS-CoV-2, far outstrips that of other viral epidemics in the 21st century.
More Americans lost to Covid-19 than 1918 flu pandemic
675,722 US Covid-19 deaths were recorded as of Friday, surpassing the 675,000 US deaths during the influenza outbreak that began in the last year of World War I.
Palau loses virus-free status with first Covid cases
With more than 80% of the 18,000 population fully vaccinated, President Surangel Whipps insists the remote island state 'has been Covid-free but is now Covid-safe'.
First West African case of deadly Marburg virus detected, says WHO
Fatality rates have ranged from 24% to 88% in previous outbreaks, depending on the virus strain and case management.
Infectious Scots travelled to England for Euro footie
Nearly 2,000 Covid-19 cases in Scotland linked to crowds who gathered to watch Euro football tournament when they were infectious.
Australia Covid measures to have ‘profound’ long-term impact
Australia faces stalled population growth and budget deficits until at least 2060 as a result of emergency Covid-19 measures, the government says.
Covid can infect brain cells, study shows
This could trigger neurological and psychological complaints, researchers say.
UK man tests positive for virus for 10 straight months
Dave Smith, 72, tested positive 43 times, was hospitalised seven times and had made plans for his funeral.