The horrifying illness that has ravaged West Africa and beyond is the stuff of nightmares.
Any disease is scary, but why is Ebola especially terrifying? Here are some answers. Continue reading →
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.
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.
Double-bubble tents, isolation transport units and impermeable clothing will all be used to protect against an Ebola virus escape.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now running tests on six forgotten vials of smallpox recently discovered in an unsecured laboratory.
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Without real-time vigilance by the CDC, the flu season has the potential to be disastrous.