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Families struggling with the legacy of Zika feel abandoned by science
The Zika outbreak in Brazil left hundreds of babies with congenital disabilities. Now many of their families are wondering where the research is.
Peek inside the Boston building hosting some of the world’s most dangerous viruses
Here’s why you can feel safe about live disease research in downtown Boston.
An accidental discovery could save a popular, struggling grapevine
The bacteria-resistant breed makes a great wine in itself.
How to make sure your leech bite doesn’t kill you
You don’t know where that worm’s been … or where it will end up.
Why 10,000 steps a day isn’t the secret to better health
This epidemiologist proved 10,000 steps is a lie.
White-tailed deer test positive for COVID-19 in lab studies
Early data shows they can catch the virus from humans and spread it to each other through fluids.
Your liver does more than you give it credit for
Here are four reasons to celebrate the body’s largest internal organ.
What the first year of COVID tells us about the next
Now is not the time to let our guard down.
Animals are better at social distancing than we’ll ever be
Here’s what the animal kingdom can teach us about disease prevention.
Americans spend millions of dollars on rabies treatments each year. They don’t have to.
The disease is rare, over-diagnosed, and largely mistreated in the US.