As an Ebola outbreak in a conflict-plagued region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to spread after four months, there’s a glimmer of hope: An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be helping the communities it reaches.
UN health officials report that the Lassa fever situation seems to be increasing in parts of Nigeria. In the week ending December 2, (13) new confirmed cases were reported from five states.
With 24 newly confirmed cases of the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) announced Monday, 2018 has become a record year for the illness.
This study highlights the potential of combining traditional surveillance with portable genome sequencing technologies and digital epidemiology to inform public health surveillance in the Amazon region.
CRISPR genomic screen reveals newly recognized proteins toxins need to enter cells.
President Donald Trump on Monday. December 10, approved the National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism, in a bid to counter extremist groups' attempt to use Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) against the US.
No editor likes retracting papers unless absolutely necessary, so it stands to reason that they might want to avoid papers that, once subject to scrutiny, will require the nuclear option in scientific corrections.
For veterinarians and livestock producers, a custom vaccine isn’t an extravagance, but rather another tool in the box for addressing new or uncommon strains of livestock pathogens.
Japan has been dealing with multiple outbreaks Classical Swine Fever since September. So far, the disease has only been detected in Gifu Prefecture.
As of early December, China is reporting more than 80 cases of African swine fever in 17 provinces and four municipalities. Despite the best efforts of Chinese officials, the disease does not appear to be slowing its geographic spread.