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Ebola-Plagued Countries Now Risk Deadly Measles Epidemic
Low vaccination rates mean measles could potentially kill more West Africans than Ebola
Why Liberia Needs Help NOW To Prevent 98,000 Ebola Cases
Mathematical models suggests that delaying aid by a few weeks could lead to 'catastrophic devastation.'
U.S. To Stop Funding Superviruses, For Now
Opponents fear the research could trigger a lethal outbreak.
Why The CDC Thinks 1.4 Million People Might Contract Ebola By February
A crash course in modeling the outbreak of a deadly disease
Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak
One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.
Found: First U.S. Patient To Get MERS Without Traveling To The Middle East
The man contracted the virus from close contact with a healthcare worker who worked in Saudi Arabia. The virus is new and can be deadly, but the man is doing well and is not contagious.
New Type Of Bird Flu Kills Woman In China
This is the first time scientists have seen a human with an N8 flu.
What You Need To Know About The New Bird Flu
The H7N9 avian flu virus outbreak in China has already killed 11 people. Here's what's up with it.
Racing to Save Bats From Catastrophic Extinction, Biologists Turn to New Tools
What would the United States look like without bats? As winter approaches, biologists seek new methods and technologies to help control a potentially devastating ecological disaster
Mathematical Model Analyzes Facebook Networks to Prioritize Who Should Receive Vaccinations
People who are "bridges" among different social groups appear as good vaccination bets