- New bird flu cases slow, focus turns to preventing repeat Updated: Jun-12-15 12:56 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa, giving government officials, scientists and farmers hope that the worst U.S. outbreak of the bird flu is, though not over, winding down.
- Beyond Lyme, new illnesses, more reason to watch for ticks Updated: Jun-08-15 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats - a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other illnesses.
- More reason for calm than panic in South Korea's MERS scare Updated: Jun-05-15 12:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Sales of surgical masks surge amid fears of a deadly, poorly understood virus. Airlines announce "intensified sanitizing operations." More than 1,100 schools close and 1,600 people - and 17 camels in zoos - are quarantined.