Ebola can hide in places in our bodies where we don't have a lot of surveillance by the immune system, such as the eyes and the testes.
The disease is spread by bacteria discovered in the cooling towers of several buildings in the south Bronx.
Overuse of antibiotics spells trouble for our ability to fight off common infections in 20 years, a grim new report says. Continue reading →
Black rats may not have been responsible for outbreaks of the plague in Europe, a new study argues.
CRE tops the list of troubling antibiotic resistant bacteria, but it's not the only superbug that worries health officials.
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
The horrifying illness that has ravaged West Africa and beyond is the stuff of nightmares.
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