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Nov 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The horrifying illness that has ravaged West Africa and beyond is the stuff of nightmares.
Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Any disease is scary, but why is Ebola especially terrifying? Here are some answers. Continue reading →
Oct 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Ebola is difficult to diagnose when a person is first infected because the early symptoms are also symptoms of other diseases, such as malaria and typhoid fever.
Sep 30, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Enterovirus is now in 40 states and the District of Columbia. In Colorado, health officials are investigating cases of muscle weakness in children who have the virus.
Aug 1, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Double-bubble tents, isolation transport units and impermeable clothing will all be used to protect against an Ebola virus escape.
Jul 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now running tests on six forgotten vials of smallpox recently discovered in an unsecured laboratory.
Feb 5, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Is the newest strain of bird flu jumping to people? Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2013 06:30 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Without real-time vigilance by the CDC, the flu season has the potential to be disastrous.