Samples of fruit bats and a rabbit collected from Soopikkada in Perambra, where the first cases of Nipah infection were reported, have also tested negative for the virus.

MANGALURU: Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, that is closely monitoring the outbreak of the Nipah virus (NiV) in Kerala, has confirmed that the si

Bacteria that cause infections in humans can develop or acquire resistance to antibiotics commonly used against them. Antimicrobial resistance (in bacteria and other microbes) causes significant morbidity worldwide, and some estimates indicate the attributable mortality could reach up to 10 million by 2050. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria is believed to develop largely under the selective pressure of antibiotic use; however, other factors may contribute to population level increases in antibiotic resistance.

Triclosan, an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent, found to have adverse effects on gut health

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Amid the wild fire raging in the forests area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the past three days, Locals in are complaining of being exposed to a number of

The global epidemiological trends of many viral diseases clearly indicate resurgence of some hitherto quiescent yet virulent pathogens and emergence of new strains that pose a challenge to medical

‘No ready vaccine available in the market till date’

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan crop and livestock farmers are grappling with a myriad of diseases resulting from adverse weather conditions brought about by the rains.

ONGWEDIVA – Confirmed Hepatitis E cases in Omusati stand at 11 and not 10 cases as was recently reported.

KINSHASA - Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12, said the country's Health Ministry.

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