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Report: Security Lapses in Handling of Deadly Pathogens
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 31, 2017
A government report finds that laboratories in the U.S. that work with select agents such as Ebola and anthrax aren’t as secure as they should be.
Aggie Mika | Oct 1, 2017
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2017 issue of
Do Pathogens Gain Virulence as Hosts Become More Resistant?
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Oct 1, 2017
Emerging infections provide clues about how pathogens might evolve when farm animals are protected from infection.
Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Sep 30, 2017
Tracking the myxoma virus in the wild rabbit populations of Australia has yielded insight into how pathogens and their hosts evolve.
Image of the Day: Everybody Vomits
Staff | Aug 31, 2017
In a process known as vomocytosis, macrophages swallow pathogens whole only to spew them back out later, unharmed.