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Doctors Without Borders (MSF) staffer Alex Eilert Paulsen watches as mattresses and bed frames burn at the Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) on January 31, 2015 in Paynesville, Liberia.

A mysterious ‘Disease X’ could be the next pandemic to kill millions of people — here’s how worried you should be

Disease X represents the unknown disease that's quite likely to cause the next pandemic.

A disturbing plague outbreak has killed 124 people and infected more than 1,000 in Madagascar

At least 684 cases and 57 deaths from an outbreak of the plague have been confirmed in Madagascar, with numbers expected to continue rising.

Unsafe oral sex is causing a rise in cases of untreatable ‘super-gonorrhoea’

The sexually-transmitted infection infects roughly 78 million people each year.

We spoke with the man who could lead the world’s top health organization

We're about halfway through an election that will decide who will be the leader of the World Health Organization.

Zika is no longer a public emergency — but it is ‘here to stay’

"We are not downgrading the importance of Zika, by placing this as a longer program of work, we are sending the message that Zika is here to stay."

These are the countries around the world with the worst air pollution

92% of the population lives in places with pollution higher than what's considered healthy, according to a new report by the World Health Organization.