An Explosion Rocked a Russian Pathogen Lab That Stores Ebola, Smallpox

The incident highlights the risks of researching and storing lethal pathogens.


The Second-Deadliest Outbreak of Ebola Ever is About to Spread to a Third Country

A second case in the Congolese border city Goma is raising fears the outbreak will spread into Rwanda.


The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Just Reached a Crisis Level Seen Only 5 Other Times

“The reality check is that a year into the epidemic, it's still not under control, and we are not where we should be."


Here’s how the DRC fought off an Ebola outbreak

“The objective is to contain the chain of transmission.”


Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak just reached a city of 1 million people

“The arrival of Ebola in an urban area is very concerning."


Sleeping Sickness Is Harder for Scientists to Beat Than Ebola

A disease that killed millions in the 20th century still lingers.


Trump's CDC and USAID Vacancies Are a National Security Risk

“Pandemics don’t know borders.”


Should Traditional Healers be Regulated by Modern Medicine?

The benefits of cooperation between mainstream and traditional medicine are clear and strong—but there's no consensus about how to make it official.


Is Trump Prepared for the Next Epidemic?

Another outbreak will come, whether we’re ready or not.


The Vaccine Hunter: Nelson Michael Is Working to End Humanity’s Worst Diseases

From Ebola, to Zika, to HIV, Dr. Nelson Michael isn’t afraid of a challenge.


Trump Is Ruining Our Health on a Global Scale Now

Presidents in both parties have historically regarded global health initiatives as a way to ensure security and fulfill a moral imperative to help others in need. That's all going to hell now.