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."


Mental Health Experts Warn Against World Health Organization's Definition of 'Gaming Disorder'

'What, exactly, are the symptoms of gaming disorder? Or are we to presume that clinicians will know it when they see it?'


These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.


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.


This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We’ve Come

But there's a lot more work to do if we want to finally win the war against HIV/AIDS.


A 25-Year-Old PhD Student Created Microscopic Throwing Stars to Fight Superbugs

But experts warn that these polymer stars have yet to be tested in humans.


Thailand confirms first microcephaly cases linked to Zika

The U.S. issued new advice for pregnant women traveling to Southeast Asia, now the region has reported cases of the birth defect connected to the Zika virus.


Sex is causing Zika to spread more than scientists first realized

"Zika is a sexually transmitted disease now — we need to start thinking of it that way."


No One Got Zika At the Olympics and Brazil Is Relieved

Rio’s mayor says visitors were safer from Zika in his city than Miami.


Boko Haram Has Prevented Nigeria From Eliminating Polio

Terrorism and war can ruin our chances at eradicating disease.