More than half of those reported infected outside China were aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been quarantined in Japan for over two weeks.
The ship will remain in quarantine for at least another two weeks, as required by the Japanese government.
Hundreds of frozen animal carcasses have been seized in a raid after Chinese authorities promise to crackdown on unregulated meat trade.
A disease in a remote part of the world can be in your backyard tomorrow. But though each outbreak captured the attention of the public and the politicians, as fears subsided, complacency set it.
Around 6,000 passengers aboard the Costa Smeralda have been locked down in the Italian port of Civitavecchia.
The study was based on surveys with more than 18,000 adult Hong Kong residents.
Cartons of soup produced by Canyon Creek Soup Co. Ltd. were found to contain wheat and soy allergens.
Bans could do "more harm than good" by leading people back to smoking, according to experts.
Critics say the ads hark back to controversial marketing in the 1980s that stigmatized LGBTQ communities.
The recall affects more than 40 pork products produced by Morris Meat Packing between November 25, 2017 to November 9, 2019, that was sent to distributors and retailers in Illinois.
Customers are being advised to return products after six complaints were made concerning plastic contamination.
An investigation by The Los Angeles Times and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism found the dome is barely holding it together as it is. Rising sea levels could tip it over the edge.
Concern over the possible health implications of e-cigarette use is growing as more people take up vaping and vaping-related injuries become more commonplace.
The beach was closed off following the discovery and reported to have been meticulously cleaned up by Los Angeles County lifeguards.
Pollution in New Delhi peaked this month, reaching levels not seen in three years. In some parts of the city, the Air Quality Index approached 1,000—more than three times what is considered hazardous.
The scientists said that this knowledge may help to deter some people from taking up the habit or help others to quit.
"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.
Restrictions on prescription opioid prescriptions seem to be sending users toward more dangerous, illicitly made drugs.
Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate Kate Nicholson said she was "thrilled" to see Democratic primary candidates talk about the opioid epidemic Tuesday night. "It matters because we do have a crisis," she said.
Around 18 months after the gene-hacked strain was released into the wild, the native mosquito population bounced up to almost pre-release levels.
"Tracking and monitoring the types of mosquitoes that exist in Nebraska communities is critical, which in turn helps us identify potential public health implications and implement prevention measures to reduce risk," a state epidemiologist said.
The researchers' conclusions are based on an 18-year study which involved over 7,000 subjects across six metropolitan areas in the United States.
One person has died from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, as of Wednesday.
A school trip to the Twinlakes Family Theme Park ended with at least 30 children becoming ill. One parent said her children had "severe diarrhea and projectile vomiting."
704 of this year's cases were reported from January 1 to April 26, which means 277—over a quarter of the number of cases reported to date—have surfaced in the last five weeks.
Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that vaccines are a safe and effective tool for the prevention of childhood diseases, a significant minority of the U.S. population remains skeptical of the practice
Recent estimates show that more than 200 million women and children around the world have undergone FGM.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Around 700,000 people die every year as a result of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.