Worm War
Worm War
Chelsea Wood, a University of Washington parasitologist and this month’s Scientist to Watch, gives an overview of her research on schistosomiasis in Africa.
Worm War
Worm War

Chelsea Wood, a University of Washington parasitologist and this month’s Scientist to Watch, gives an overview of her research on schistosomiasis in Africa.

Chelsea Wood, a University of Washington parasitologist and this month’s Scientist to Watch, gives an overview of her research on schistosomiasis in Africa.

global health
Opinion: Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Dangers of Health Disparities
Opinion: Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Dangers of Health Disparities
Matthew Dacso, Kara McArthur, Clifford Dacso | Jul 13, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing the underlying biological dangers of being a minority in the US.
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Ruth Williams | Oct 23, 2019
An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.
Europe Had 90,000 Measles Cases in First Half of 2019
Europe Had 90,000 Measles Cases in First Half of 2019
Chia-Yi Hou | Aug 30, 2019
The number of measles cases this year is already more than all of the cases reported in 2018.
Global Virus Doc
Global Virus Doc
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2018
Author and researcher Peter Hotez explains the campaign to combat neglected tropical diseases.
Thomas Frieden, Former CDC Chief, Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges
Thomas Frieden, Former CDC Chief, Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 24, 2018
A woman told police in July that Frieden groped her in his Brooklyn apartment in October 2017.
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Shawna Williams | May 10, 2018
The position was eliminated the same week a new Ebola outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Aug 18, 2017
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017
More than 100,000 cases of the bacterial disease have been reported in the war torn country.
Famed Statistician and Data Visualizer Dies
Famed Statistician and Data Visualizer Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 7, 2017
Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute has passed away at age 68.