Lately it’s the Zika virus that has grabbed headlines, but it is only one of many mosquito-borne infections threatening millions of people. Worst of all, the tiny pest is very skilled at eluding mankind’s best efforts to control it.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
The World Health Organization reports that Yemen's cholera outbreak has infected more than 500,000 people since April. Nearly 2,000 people have died.
Researchers in Würzburg have developed a chewing gum that tastes bitter in mouths with too many bacteria. That could help people who have dental implants detect infections early on.
The Philippines has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in the Asia-Pacific region. At its current rate, the total number of HIV infections could reach 142,400 by 2022. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
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