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Pioneer High School student diagnosed with pertussis

Pioneer High School student diagnosed with pertussis

A Pioneer High School student was recently diagnosed with pertussis, according to the Washtenaw County Health Department. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that can be severe, particularly in young children. Pertussis can spread...

Test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

Test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

Irene Mboyo Mola spent 11 days caring for her husband as he died of Ebola in a hospital where she said nurses were too scared to get close. She helped him to the bathroom, picked up his feverish body when he lost his balance, and reinserted an IV that fell out of his...