The next factory for lifesaving drugs could be the human body itself.
Every year people who swear by them line up for their annual flu shot. And that's the drill, year after year. But new research is pointing the way toward one shot, one time, and you're done.
The method, called VirScan, provides an alternative to sampling blood for one virus at a time.
Health officials are hoping that next season's flu shot — which will be released in the autumn — will be a better match to the strains that are actually circulating.
A silver bullet may have been found in the search for treatment against Ebola and other severe virus outbreaks.
Norovirus in an Oregon lake prompts the CDC to issue guidelines for healthy swimming this summer.
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
Ten days after American doctor Ian Crozier was diagnosed with Ebola, his iris changed color.
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