Spanish Flu


This Transgenic Mouse Is a Flu Pandemic Canary

An early-warning system for the biological 'big one.'


A New Flu Drug Works Astoundingly Well—By Not Targeting the Flu at All

Vasculotide buys the immune system time, which may be all it needs.


Bill Gates Is Worried About a Widespread Flu Epidemic

Oh good, another thing to stress out about.


How Bodies Were Buried During History's Worst Epidemics

From the black death to the Spanish flu epidemic to last year's Ebola outbreak, what did people do with all those diseased corpses?


Scientists Have Developed a Flu Strain Capable of Evading Your Immune System

While your body would be indefensible against this virus, the new strain will hopefully help to develop a more effective flu vaccine.