Ebola case numbers reach 426 in the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, making this the second largest ever seen for the virus.
A WHO report has indicated that measles cases spiked globally due to gaps in vaccination coverage, as many countries experienced severe outbreaks.
Vaccination has begun to try and contain the second outbreak of Ebola seen in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year.
A case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has been reported to the WHO by the United Arab Emirates.
An estimated 10 individuals are thought to have died as a result of fever from Nipah virus infection in Kerala state, India.
Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Bikoro in the Democratic Republic of Congo, sparking a response from the government and the WHO.
We take a look back at some of the largest outbreaks of 2017 and their impacts. Read the full story to learn more.
A newly-developed single-dose cholera vaccine has shown promise in clinical trials, suggesting it could provide faster protection and control outbreaks more rapidly than the standard regimen.
In this infographic we look back at past influenza pandemics, the mortalities caused and the circulating strains, asking is another pandemic inevitable? And if so are we prepared?