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Feb 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Black rats may not have been responsible for outbreaks of the plague in Europe, a new study argues.
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.
Jan 27, 2015 12:20 PM ET
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.
Dec 30, 2014 01:35 PM ET // AFP
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.
Nov 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The horrifying illness that has ravaged West Africa and beyond is the stuff of nightmares.
Nov 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Demand for Ebola samples is high among scientists developing treatments, but fear of exposure is holding up transportation of samples. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
Oct 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
A Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola in Texas has died.
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