New York Confronts Its Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades
The disease spread within ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities where vaccination rates are low and some are suspicious of government health workers.
New Ebola-like virus is discovered in China
The virus, whose disovery was reported this week, has traits similar to those that have helped its cousin viruses break into human cells.
Tips for the Top Six Travel Destinations of 2019
With the year coming to an end, travelers are already making their plans for 2019. Foreign destinations like Sri Lanka, Panama and Zimbabwe have increased in popularity in recent years, becoming must-see stops for 2019. Here are some tips and tricks for the best destinations in the new year.
When Will It Be Safe To Eat Romaine Lettuce?
Already popping up in 15 states, an E. coli outbreak through tainted romaine lettuce has made the food a health risk. But, as the CDC and FDA have both stepped in to help, when will romaine lettuce be safe again? With some cases still emerging, consumers may want to wait before eating the food.
Scientists Hope Llamas Can Help Us Against the Flu
Doctors tell us to get the flu shot ever year for the best protection against the strains for that seasons. With some help from the antibodies of llamas, an annual flu shot wouldn't be necessary. The animals have smaller antibodies that work better against mutated strains, giving hope for a long-lasting flu shot.
China to Overtake France as Most Visited Country
France held the title for years, but China will soon become the world's most visited country. A mix of both business travelers and tourists looking to explore the Asian country have increased its popularity for foreign visitors. China's increased visitors matches the rising trend in foreign travel around the world.