Infectious diseases

White House unveils $2.5B emergency coronavirus plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday sent lawmakers an urgent $2.5 billion plan to address the deadly coronavirus...
2:53 25 February 2022

Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan

TOKYO — The first group of Japanese evacuees from a virus-hit Chinese city arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday, wearing masks but showing a sense of relief.
4:01 29 January 2022

French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak

PARIS — France and a major automaker said Saturday that they are moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city where a deadly outbreak of a...
22:58 25 January 2022

Hong Kong steps up response to mystery disease from China

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created “serious response" level Saturday as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease th...
3:22 4 January 2022

‘Tough year’ for measles and other infectious diseases in US

NEW YORK — This year, the germs roared back.
15:46 27 December 2022