Fears of the Ebola contagion breaking out stateside have fueled a curious boom in industrial-grade protective gear
If the U.S. spent more money on disease prevention and clinics—and less on vaccines and drugs—everyone in the world would stand to benefit
Exclusive Twitter data shows how conversation about the virus has escalated dramatically
The outbreak of the disease has killed four people in the United States
Franklin Roosevelt never knew the Pakistani babies battling polio today, but he knew their pain. The world is fighting to end that suffering forever
Math and history show us that we can keep the scourge contained
We could have been better prepared for this outbreak, but we can’t expect industry to invest in vaccines for a sporadic, developing-world disease
Ebola’s early symptoms look a lot like the flu or malaria. What are US doctors doing to distinguish Ebola from other diseases?
It's in the Constitution.
WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone...
Pregnant women and children are particularly vulnerable
A drug that treats malaria may make breast cancer tumors more responsive to treatment
Rates of measles in the U.S. reach record high
The most reported cases of measles in the U.S. since 1994
Health officials say the Oklahoma case was the tenth known of the tick-borne virus and the second that proved to be fatal
A radical new treatment wiped out a Minnesota woman’s blood cancer
Five children experienced sudden paralysis, but all had been vaccinated against polio
Rumors abound on social media sites as state press seeks to calm nerves
China's state-run news agency confirms limited human-to-human transmission
No evidence Shanghai doctor came into contact with live birds, underscoring danger of human-to-human transmission of H7N9 strain