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Public Health Leader Dies
Kerry Grens | Oct 26, 2016
Jack Woodall, an epidemiologist and former columnist at
cofounded the infectious disease outbreak reporting system ProMED.
New Zika Diagnostic
Tanya Lewis | May 9, 2016
A paper-based RNA test may offer a low-cost method for detecting the virus in the field.
Unexpected Origin of an Avian Virus
Ruth Williams | Aug 27, 2013
The transmission of reticuloendotheliosis viruses from mammals to birds was most likely an unexpected consequence of medical research.
Dog Disease Threatens Tigers
Kate Yandell | Jun 11, 2013
Wildlife veterinarians plan to track the canine distemper virus in Indonesia.
Insufficient Bird Flu Surveillance
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 29, 2012
Monitoring of bird flu outbreaks around the world is spotty, with most countries performing little in the way of genetic analysis.