The Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an Ebola outbreak after two suspected cases tested positive for the Zaire strain of the virus.
Is the world ready for the next pandemic? Dr. Raj Panjabi of Last Mile Health joined Judy Woodruff at the Spotlight Health Conference in Aspen, Colorado, to discuss the challenges and importance of preventing, identifying and preparing for the next…
By Helen Branswell, STAT
To date there have been nine suspected cases of Ebola, three of whom have died, according to local authorities. The first case dates back to April 22.
Larry Brilliant jokes that he doesn't live up to his last name, but he has lived a remarkable life, from his early days in the San Francisco hippie scene, to his work as one of the world’s leading disease fighters…
When the Ebola virus devastated Liberia two years ago, this poet and educator became an activist to make sure such an epidemic never happens again. "I don’t want to get over it," she says.
By PBS NewsHour
On Thursday, results from the World Health Organization's two-year trial studying the Ebola virus were published. They indicate that the vaccine is effective -- but it still needs to be approved by regulatory agencies. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Dr. Anthony…
Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
By Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American
A single genetic alteration may have increased Ebola virus transmissibility and boosted its killing power during the West Africa outbreak.
By PBS NewsHour
Pandemics like Zika and Ebola can originate in one continent and quickly spread to another. To stop outbreaks before they start, scientists are trying to identify regions conducive to the development of new disease. One target is southern China, where…
An outbreak detective squad from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention offers the latest insights on Zika virus.
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