Rotary funds $500,000 emergency response to polio outbreak in the Congo & partners with UNICEF and WHO to conduct immunization in high-risk areas immediately.
Earthquake-wracked Haiti, where tens of thousands of people have been trying to survive in the rubble from the January earthquake now has another killer on the loose -- cholera -- and it has already killed more 140 people.
A drug called Oseltamivir can double the chance of survival for patients infected with H5N1 Avian Influenza, according to a recent clinical study released by the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Two Indian organizations are having some success with training teenagers to teach other young folk about the dangers of Tuberculosis, what to look out for and what to do if someone is known to be infected by TB.
Eight cases of the bubonic plague have been reported to health authorities in Apolo, a small town on the border with Peru, in South America.…