Public health officials worry that a freakish superbug created on Chinese pig farms may take the world by storm.
Despite the most up-to-the-minute data, in the end it’s only somewhat better than a shot in the dark.
A vaccine tested in Ebola-stricken West Africa is a resounding success, protecting everyone it was used on against the deadly virus.
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
Guinea and Sierra Leone are reporting the lowest number of new cases since the outbreak began a year ago. Continue reading →
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
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