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Here’s how the deadly Wuhan virus could impact the global economy, based on what we know about past outbreaks
The Wuhan virus, which has infected over 400 people and killed 9 in China, is spreading around the world. A pandemic could affect many businesses.
An Ebola case has been discovered in a city of 1.2 million people — a ‘game changer’ that makes fighting the outbreak much more diff...
Health officials have confirmed that an infected person was found in a city of 1.2 million, meaning Ebola has spread beyond the town it was first spotted in. Ebola in an urban area is much more dangerous, since that dramatically increases the possibility that the disease could spread rapidly.
A new Ebola outbreak has infected 32 people — and the White House official in charge of responses to global pandemics just left
An Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has sickened 32, with 18 deaths reported so far. The same day the outbreak was announced, the White House official in charge of global pandemic response stepped down. He is not being replaced.
This summer, a small Ebola outbreak in the Congo was quickly contained — proof of how much scientists have learned about the virus since it appeared in 1976.
The case was confirmed from tests on nine people who came down with a hemorrhagic fever in the northeast of the country.