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Mapping Zoonotic Disease
Jef Akst | Jun 14, 2016
Researchers aim to predict new infectious disease outbreaks that spread from animals to humans.
Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes May Be More Constrained in U.S.
Bob Grant | Jun 14, 2016
The CDC has released a new map that shows US counties where scientists have reported the presence of
over the past 20 years.
WHO: Ebola Emergency Over
Tracy Vence | Mar 30, 2016
While additional flare-ups may occur, the World Health Organization says countries now “have the capacity to respond rapidly to new virus emergences.”
Predicting Zika’s Potential Path
Bob Grant | Mar 17, 2016
The mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread to US cities this summer, with travelers returning from Zika-infected regions contributing to the disease’s spread.
Mapping Zika with Google
Catherine Offord | Mar 4, 2016
The tech giant contributes funding and technical support to monitor and respond to the spread of Zika infection across Latin America.
Kerry Grens | Jan 28, 2016
The virus continues to spread as countries issue pregnancy advisories and drug firms pick up on vaccine development.
New Tests for Zika in the Works
Kerry Grens | Jan 25, 2016
To answer questions about the risks of Zika virus infection, researchers need better diagnostics.
Cross-Reactive Ebola Antibodies
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 21, 2016
Human monoclonal antibodies induced during Ebola infection are able to neutralize related viral species, scientists show.
Planning for the Next Ebola Outbreak
Bob Grant | Jan 20, 2016
A public-health nonprofit and an international drugmaker team up to stockpile hundreds of thousands of doses of a promising vaccine and to speed along the approval process.
The Evolving Face of Obesity
Staff | Nov 1, 2015
Researchers are striving to understand exactly what has made the global population get so fat so fast.