According to his wife, Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson’s shortly before he took his own life.
Sierra Leone’s chief ebola doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, passed away from the disease after news of his diagnosis broke just last week. Khan was credited with personally treating more than 100 ebola patients before he contracted the disease.
Nancy Writebol is the second U.S. citizen to be diagnosed with ebola in Liberia. She and her husband, David, left for Liberia in August as missionaries with the Christian group, SIM. There is no cure for ebola.
A doctor from Texas, who moved to Liberia to help treat ebola patients, has contracted the deadly disease himself. Dr. Kent Brantly is just one of several health workers in Western Africa who have contracted ebola after working with patients in isolation. There is no cure for the disease.
The MERS virus, a SARS-like Coronavirus, has been found in the United States after 250 confirmed cases and 93 deaths. Here is what you need to know.
One person may have died from a rare and incurable condition called Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease and that 13 other patients may have been exposed to it.
Health officials confirmed a teenage boy in Kyrgyzstan died of the bubonic plague while three others have been admitted to the hospital.