When Did Mandatory Vaccinations Become Common?

Anti-Vaxxers are upset with mandatory Measles vaccinations. But mandatory vaccinations have a long history in the United States

Haiti's Cholera Riots: A Plot to Stop the Elections?

Epidemics bring out irrational fears anywhere — but especially in Haiti, where people feel especially vulnerable after the massive earthquake that ravaged their...

A Pound of Prevention

The death toll from the Asian tsunami rose sharply last week when Indonesia's Health Ministry moved 50,000 of the people on its missing list to the fatalities...

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Top 10 Terrible Epidemics

Cholera has broken out in the persistent rubble from Haiti's January earthquake, killing around 300 and infecting at least 3,300. With officials saying the...

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