Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever in the province of Saravane.
Manitoba Pork has reported that the number of cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) have increased significantly in recent weeks in the province.
Public health practitioners say that social issues are as important as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks.
Many people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) don't know what Ebola is and some people are convinced the virus is fiction.
Public health officials monitor bird and swine populations for the influenza virus that can't be predicted and has no available vaccine to use against it.
Researchers have discovered how Babesia microti, one of the two Babesia parasite species that transmit the human babesiosi, communicates with its host.
The trial will evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of three consecutive vaccine lots of the freeze-dried formulation of MVA-BN®smallpox vaccine.
A new technique that mimics the way the body copies its own DNA may allow the creation of a gene in a single day.
Detection tools will only continue to improve, cheapen, and miniaturize leading to widely distributed sequencers in homes, offices, the broader biosphere, and even within human bodies.
Individual scientists and scientific societies have called for a moratorium on heritable genome editing in humans, but a moratorium raises the question of when does the moratorium end.