The declaration comes days after a case of the virus was confirmed in the Congo city of Goma, which borders neighboring country Rwanda.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe this year, the company confirmed with CNBC.
More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study.
Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral animals after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area.
An unlicensed vaccine made by Merck was approved for use a week after the DRC declared the Ebola outbreak in August.
The CDC said evidence shows contact with pig ear dog treats is the likely source of the multi-state salmonella outbreak in humans.
Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history.
The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish.
PepsiCo on Thursday announced plans to test sales of its Aquafina water in aluminum cans as the company moves to reduce its use of virgin plastic.
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal.