At least 40 people were killed in an outbreak of plague in Madagascar, a media report said Saturday.
An outbreak of bird flu was detected at a third Dutch poultry farm, the country's ministry of economic affairs announced Friday.
A Spanish health worker with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) arrived back in Spain Friday morning from Mali after being deemed at risk of contagion from the Ebola virus.
Swedish Healthcare, Public Health and Sports Minister Gabriel Wikstrom will visit India Nov 23 to attend the celebrations of five years of successful cooperation in the field of healthcare and public health.
Golf courses are prime habitats for ticks, the tiny bloodsucking creatures, says a new study.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the spread of the deadly Ebola virus could be contained by mid-2015.
French President Francois Hollande will visit the West African countries next week, including the Ebola-hit Guinea-Conakry Nov 28 and will focus on ways to eradicate the deadly virus, media reported Friday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
India will host the 11th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development in Delhi Nov 25-26 to promote cooperation on reproductive health and development.