by Katie Valentine Posted on November 3, 2014
Climate change has long been tied to increased spread of disease.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 17, 2014
Newer vaccines and the presence of skilled healthcare workers during childbirth can cut mortality rates in half in some underdeveloped countries.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 22, 2014 Updated: August 22, 2014
Prematurely reporting on this link is harmful, scientists said, because it undermines good research that is being done on the growing link between global warming and other types of infectious diseases.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
A protester claimed that his three-year-old granddaughter’s hand and foot disease was a “direct result of the illegal immigration coming in.”
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 5, 2014
With climate change warming the planet and taking the “perma” out of permafrost in many polar regions, scientists may begin to unearth more previously undiscovered viruses, not all of which will be as benign as this new one.