Tag Archives: infection

H5 Bird Flu Found on Canada Turkey Farm

H5 Bird Flu Found on Canada Turkey Farm

  Ottawa, Canada – Two turkey farms in Canada have been placed under quarantine after H5 bird flu was detected in one of them, Canadian health authorities said. The Canadian agency responsible for ...

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Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

  BABY MINDER – Pneumonia is a serious lung infection usually caused by bacteria or virus. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia in children. 

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Ebola Toll Rises to More than 6,800: WHO

Ebola Toll Rises to More than 6,800: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – More than 6,800 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Monday. The UN health agency reported that ...

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Ebola in 2015 – End of the Line for a Killer?

Ebola in 2015 – End of the Line for a Killer?

  Paris, France – After decades making brief, murderous forays from central Africa’s forests, Ebola erupted into a global emergency in 2014, yet its success could spell its downfall as scientists scramble ...

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