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“Infectious Disease”

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 →
Aug 1, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Double-bubble tents, isolation transport units and impermeable clothing will all be used to protect against an Ebola virus escape.
Sep 9, 2013 02:20 PM ET // AFP
The technique can show within 24 hours whether a patient's blood has the bacteria that cause sepsis.
Aug 20, 2013 10:20 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Most of the cases are concentrated in the Northeast and upper Midwest, with 96 percent of reports coming from 13 states. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 01:52 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
This method of extermination killed between 75 to 100 percent of the ticks in the area. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2013 04:37 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Lab-on-a-chip reflectors are capable of detecting pathogens and could give first-responders more immediate results. ->
Aug 10, 2011 02:49 PM ET // Marianne English
In an effort to slow the spread of malaria, scientists are trying to go to the source -- by stopping how mosquitoes reproduce.
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