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Sep 3, 2015 06:45 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Despite the most up-to-the-minute data, in the end it’s only somewhat better than a shot in the dark.
Jul 31, 2015 10:27 AM ET // AFP
A vaccine tested in Ebola-stricken West Africa is a resounding success, protecting everyone it was used on against the deadly virus.
May 13, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
May 6, 2015 10:22 AM ET // AFP
Guinea and Sierra Leone are reporting the lowest number of new cases since the outbreak began a year ago. Continue reading →
May 4, 2015 11:20 AM ET // ABC Science News
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
Dec 30, 2014 12:14 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
Dec 30, 2014 01:35 PM ET // AFP
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
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