All Items Tagged

“Epidemic”

Mar 24, 2014 11:07 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Ebola is one of the deadliest known viruses and there is no known cure. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2013 07:26 AM ET // Robert Lamb
Infectious diseases have inflicted a great deal of damage throughout the centuries, decimating entire populations. Here are some of the worst mankind has ever seen.
Sep 6, 2013 12:37 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Texas has seen almost 2,000 cases of whooping cough this year; two babies have died. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 08:50 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A father who passed the bird flu virus to his daughter gives the first evidence that the deadly strain is contagious.
Jul 2, 2010 03:07 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
70 million doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine prepared for an epidemic that never came will likely be destroyed.
Mar 2, 2010 04:03 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
In the aftermath of Haiti's devastating earthquakes, huge amounts of money, food, clothing, water, tents, and other supplies arrived in the country. People showed up as well: professional search and rescue personnel, epidemiologists, nurses, and doctors. And, unfortunately, many people who are offe...
Jan 11, 2011 07:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Just when it seems the scandal surrounding Andrew Wakefield can't get any worse, it does.
May 14, 2012 05:56 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Has a whooping cough outbreak in Washington State been caused by parents?
+ Load More