"It was horrific. We didn't know what was happening," the mother, Christina Beck, said.
Health officials in Texas and California are testing patients for the coronavirus, after people returned from Wuhan, China, with respiratory symptoms.
The death was an 80-year-old man who travelled from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, to Hebei, a province bordering Beijing.
The virus' ability to spread from one person to another has raised concerns that there could be a significant international outbreak.
The case was identified the day before the World Health Organization is scheduled to meet to determine if the outbreak constitutes an international emergency.
Cases have been confirmed outside of China where it originated and the World Health Organization will meet to determine if the outbreak constitutes an international emergency.
The Food and Drug Administration has released a statement ending the consumer advisory on romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California area.
"Viruses, like all organisms, adapt and evolve," co-author Joel Wertheim told Newsweek.
There have been approximately 310,000 suspected measles cases in the DRC since the outbreak was declared in 2018.
The presidential candidate urged Democrats to focus on health care, child care and climate change rather than on Trump's impeachment -- a process he supports.
Recent reports of people infected with measles visiting five different U.S. airports have prompted fears of potential outbreaks in multiple regions of the country.
Researchers at Newcastle University say they have observed the development of Type 2 diabetes for the first time, confirming a decade-old theory on what triggers the condition.
Dozens of people have been hospitalized and many more reported ill with food poisoning after eating romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli. The FDA continues to investigate.
The condition belongs to a group of rare neurodegenerative diseases which are thought to be caused by mysterious infectious pathogens known as prions.
A drug looking to relieve symptoms of the autoimmune disease lupus by blocking receptors for the immune protein has just completed its third clinical trial.
Citizens of Bath, Maine, were told to take caution against wild animal attacks after at least seven residents were attacked by foxes that may have had rabies.
Chinese media outlets reported 96 cases of brucellosis were confirmed as of December 7, following an outbreak at the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute.
Researchers describe the process that enabled them to make artificial equivalents of two types of neurons—hippocampal and respiratory. They hope that one day it could help treat people with damaged neurons.
World AIDS Day is held every year to support the 37 million people who live with HIV and remember those who have died from AIDS since it was discovered in the late 20th century.
This week is GERD Awareness Week, an attempt to educate the public about a gastroesophageal disease that 20 percent of all Americans have.
China's Center for Disease Control took to social media to reassure citizens that chances of catching the communicable disease were "extremely low."
Researchers found 54 percent of anti-vaccine ads were posted by the World Mercury Project and Stop Mandatory Vaccination. There were "significantly" higher numbers of buyers for pro-vaccine ads
The process was discovered following an infection of one patient, who had to undergo four amputations during a life-saving procedure after the disease turned deadly.
The recall affects products sold under the brand names Del Monte, HEB, Hungryroot, Kroger Organic, Mann's, Marketside, O Organics, Signature Farms, Sysco and Trader Joe's.
The researchers assert that fears of an evil supernatural power contributes to the "behavioural immune system"—that is, it changes believers' behavior in a way that protects them from infectious diseases.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
The bacterial disease, leptospirosis, has been recently been reported in the United States.
Riggs came down with a mysterious illness three weeks ago that had the hospitals "stumped."
Eastern equine encephalitis is a potentially fatal virus native to the eastern part of the United States which is spread by infected mosquitoes.
A disease thought to be caused by a pathogen is ravaging stony coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean.