Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.
July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
July 1, 2015|
The eradication of smallpox set the standard for the global elimination of a devastating infectious disease. Will the ongoing polio and guinea worm campaigns be as successful?
December 29, 2014|
Ebola, MERS, and enterovirus D68; polio eradication efforts; new regulations on potentially dangerous research
October 8, 2014|
So far this year, 200 Pakistanis have been diagnosed with polio, the most in more than a decade.
August 21, 2014|
A booster dose of inactivated polio vaccine bolsters the immune system and reduces viral shedding in children already treated with the oral polio vaccine, a study shows.
June 20, 2014|
Early Neanderthal evolution; developing antivirals to combat polio; the mouth and skin microbiomes; insect-inspired, flight-stabilizing sensors
June 17, 2014|
Along with vaccination, antiviral drugs could play a key role in the eradication of poliovirus, but it’s unclear whether today’s candidate therapies will withstand the challenges of the clinic.
February 25, 2014|
Health workers in California have identified cases of polio-like paralysis in children.
December 20, 2012|
Just three days after five people involved in the polio vaccine effort in Pakistan were shot by unidentified assailants, three more are killed.
December 19, 2012|
Five workers at anti-polio campaigns were shot at close range this week, creating a major setback for efforts to prevent the crippling disease.