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Plastic pollution in our oceans could spread fatal diseases into the food chain through farmed seafoods such as mussels and oysters, study warns Scientists say microscopic plastic particles transport...

— Six months into the global COVID-19 outbreak, a study has come out documenting a relatively new strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus. The authors say this strain — G4 EA H1N1 — must be...

CORONAVIRUS has so far taken its greatest toll on the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. But reports about a linked syndrome in children have raised fears it could pose a greater risk to...

Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus kills boy, nine, in France, following similar child fatalities in UK and US Nine-year-old boy died from disease similar to Kawasaki syndrome in Marseille He...

Kawasaki-like disease affecting children IS caused by the coronavirus and can only be diagnosed by antibody tests, scientists confirm Exclusive: Kawasaki-like disease affecting children is caused by coronavirus Symptoms...

Ash dieback disease plaguing forests could be stopped by hedgerows and may NOT be as harmful as previously thought, study finds Study assessed levels of the fungal disease in a 22 square km patch of woodland Found...

Revealed: How heart disease is the most common underlying condition in British coronavirus patients who are hospitalised (but fewer than 10% are smokers) Researchers analysing 17,000 COVID-19 admissions...

Almost from the moment Mahathir Mohamad claimed an extraordinary election win in May 2018, delivering the country's first change of government 61 years after Malaysia's independence, speculation...

The hypothetical outbreak, which has been nicknamed ‘Disease X’ by the World Health Organisation (WHO), could erupt unexpectedly, scientists have warned. And with a mysterious disease affecting...

The hypothetical outbreak, which has been nicknamed ‘Disease X’ by the World Health Organisation (WHO), could erupt unexpectedly, scientists has warned. Experts believe it could wipe out large...

Home test kits were also shown to be in higher demand as there is a rise of 48 per cent in the weeks following summer festivals which are popular with students.  But the region of England outside...

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao say 318 people aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Dutch Caribbean island will remain quarantined until they determine how many might be...

Specialist vets confirmed the death was the 185th fatality since the disease was first record in the UK seven years ago. To date, 185 dogs have now died from the disease which has no cure and is still...

A woman and her child outside a displacement centre in Beira, Mozambique,Credit:AP The official death toll rose to more than 550 on Friday, local time, with 259 reported in the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe,...

People at Newark Liberty International Airport might have been exposed to measles because a passenger who was on a flight from Brussels on Christmas Eve had the disease. The flight came into Terminal B...

Officials said there's no indication the latest cases are related to the outbreak which killed 33 people in the north west of the country and only declared over last week. The health ministry said...