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“Infectious Disease”

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 →
Apr 20, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discouraging pets from licking your face is just one of many guidelines that researchers hope will help prevent infections spreading from pets to people.
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 →
Feb 19, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
CRE tops the list of troubling antibiotic resistant bacteria, but it's not the only superbug that worries health officials.
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.'
Oct 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
Oct 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Even in the face of a disease like Ebola, people value freedom and convenience over the public good.
Oct 16, 2014 12:08 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Banning flights will only delay the inevitable and only by a couple of months. Continue reading →
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