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By Philip Ihaza
On the second floor of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, a placard at the end of an exhibit asks a question we all may be thinking right now, in the middle of a global health emergency: What’s next?…
By Joshua Barajas
China continues to struggle with novel coronavirus and is only now starting to allow scientists and public health officials from outside to assist in its efforts. While the majority of infections and fatalities are centered in Hubei province, the illness…
The decision comes the same day the U.S. reported its first human-to-human case of novel coronavirus.
By Laura Santhanam
As a viral outbreak spread from the central city of Wuhan this week, a more assertive China now appears determined not to repeat its past mistakes.
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
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…
By Nsikan Akpan
How did one patient in South Korea instigate the largest MERS outbreak to-date outside of the Middle East?…
By Lauren Silverman, KERA
Hospitals compete for patients, and Emergency Departments play a big role in business. So what happens to business when a hospital takes on a patient with Ebola? On Thursday afternoon, there was no wait time at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital’s…
Hari interviews Carl Zimmer on his book, "A Planet of Viruses."…
As concern about H1N1 flu virus grows around the world, the Web has proven to be a valuable resource for tracking and learning about the disease, but also a means for misinformation to spread. Here are some sites worth checking…
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