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Aug 28, 2014 12:13 PM ET
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.
Aug 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
Aug 8, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The decision came after a rare, two-day closed-door session of the UN health body's emergency committee.
Aug 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A survivor's blood would be needed to create a treatment for the deadly virus, reports say.
Aug 1, 2014 08:00 AM ET
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.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
May 2, 2014 01:50 PM ET // AFP
Even though smallpox has been eradicated, the world's remaining stockpiles should not be destroyed, scientists said.
May 1, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
A team of researchers has produced an experimental vaccine for the deadly H7N9 flu strain.
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