An extensive look at the genome of the Ebola virus reveals its behavior, when it arrived in West Africa and how it spread in the region.
Since mankind thoroughly eradicated polio, there hasn't been a single human-infecting disease that's been fully removed from the global population. Tara explains how this can be, when we've otherwise advanced so much with our medical treatments.
Scientists warn that a potentially deadly disease may spread from the tropics to temperate areas of Europe as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
Laci Green examines some of history's most horrifying and death-dealing illnesses, the kind that lay waste to entire populations.
The decision came after a rare, two-day closed-door session of the UN health body's emergency committee.
A survivor's blood would be needed to create a treatment for the deadly virus, reports say.
As West African nations handle an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, Trace takes a look at preparedness in other nations and assesses the chances of the illness going terrifyingly global.
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