West Nile virus
The current epidemic of Zika virus infection in the Western Hemisphere is actually just the latest in a decade-long wave of worldwide disease outbreaks.
"They’re aggressive because they’re desperate."
As average, global temperatures increase, animals are moving into new habitats, carrying with them deadly diseases that are increasingly infecting humans.
Over half of infectious diseases originate in animals, yet early warning signs, like seizures or deaths in poultry or primate populations, are rarely monitored, say biologists in a new study.
America's highways are the source and subject of myth, the exit strategy in case of a hydrogen bomb, and a boon for the invasive Asian tiger mosquito.