The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal Thursday from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out "all the stops" to slow the epidemic, as it drained color from India's spring festivities, closed Bethlehem's Nativity…
By Matt Sedensky, John Leicester, Associated Press
The U.S. is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea.
By Darlene Superville, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
More than 300 scientists were expected to dial in remotely to the two-day meeting in Geneva that began Tuesday.
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
International health experts say they are doing everything they can, in partnership with China, to contain the virus. Whether they are successful over the coming days and weeks could determine whether the virus ends up being relatively minor hit or…
By Gretchen Frazee
By Laura Santhanam
Last week, the WHO postponed declaring novel coronavirus a global public health emergency, saying more information was needed before doing so.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Chinese health authorities are urging people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings.
By Benedict Moran, Jorgen Samso
Nigeria once had the most cases of wild polio in Africa, but it has now been three years since the disease was last detected. And as health workers there continue looking for children who have not received polio vaccinations, the…
By Associated Press
More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, facing a Friday deadline, the Senate failed to advance a federal spending bill to keep the government in operation. And, the Syrian government’s offensive to take back Aleppo has shifted into high gear.
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