151 people who came into direct contact with the victim were also placed in quarantine.
Viruses that spread through air - such as flu viruses for example - are far more likely to spread swiftly and widely in human populations
TV report that showed workers picking up meat from a factory floor, as well as mixing meat beyond its expiration date with fresh meat
The three people in the latest reported cases had "mild symptoms" and have fully recovered after being treated with antibiotics, the department said, adding that they are no longer contagious.
A state landmark, Mount Rainier last erupted in the 19th century. It is widely expected to erupt again, according to the U.S. National Park Service.
The new vaccine will help save the lives of hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese children.
Food security became a hot topic after record high grain prices in 2008 marked the start of a period of volatility.
An agreement by the court with the advocate general's opinion would have significant repercussions on employers as they could be required to make special adjustments for morbidly obese employees
Steroid-containing inhalers' potential effect on children's growth is a source of worry for parents and doctors
The hole was found near the Bovanentsky gas field, leading to speculation that it could have been caused by an underground explosion.
A team at McGill University developed a pill that cures a form of blindness that usually affects newborns.
Since 2001, new HIV infections have fallen by 38 percent, AIDS-related deaths have fallen by 35 percent since a peak in 2005.
New disclosures about mishaps at U.S. government laboratories handling dangerous pathogens have raised calls for new scrutiny of such research nationwide
Sierra Leone recorded the highest number of deaths, which include confirmed, probable and suspect cases of Ebola, with 52. Liberia reported 13 and Guinea 3
Terrified villagers are shutting off their communities to medical workers, even blocking roads and downing bridges.
This is the first time China has enforced the use of low-sulphur coal across all industries to tackle pollution.
World Health Organisation's repeated warning is that as long as any child remains infected with polio, children everywhere are at risk.
The funds are expected to help the sub-region fight the Ebola virus, which has so far claimed about 500 lives, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Mississippi child's stunning story was the first account of an HIV-infected infant achieving what appeared to be a cure after receiving aggressive drug treatment within the first 30 hours of life.
The world's urban population has grown so rapidly that while in 1990, there were only ten mega cities, today there are nearly three times as many - 28 worldwide.
Scientists said the area is home to 70,000 to 90,000 nesting sites per year and comprises 84 percent of all known nesting areas for the large sea turtles