Latest infections Stories
The U.S. could lose its measles elimination status
Measles is an early warning sign for outbreaks of more serious diseases
You know nothing. Meet the real John Snow.
Ground beef is behind the latest E. coli outbreak
What we know about the polio-like illness paralyzing children—and what we don’t
See what happens when tapeworms infest your brain
It’s not a good idea to just let your kids get chickenpox
Why public health officials have only ever eradicated one disease
Rabid animals don’t always foam at the mouth—here’s what to look out for instead
What Washington can learn from past measles outbreaks
Oral yeast infection medications may be risky during pregnancy
Scientists worry ‘zombie deer’ disease could jump to humans
The MMR vaccine covers mumps and rubella, too. Are outbreaks of these next?
We’re finally understanding why some kids get strep throat over and over again
1 in 4 kindergartners aren’t fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak
Why you shouldn’t freak out about one rubella case at the Detroit auto show
The nightmarish Asian longhorned tick has invaded the U.S.—and it can reproduce without mating
The International Space Station is crawling with bacteria and some may be harmful
Do I have a cold or the flu?
Probiotics are drugs, so we should test them like drugs
Measles cases aren’t spiking, despite talk of an outbreak
Death by yeast infection, and other strange ways to go
Five things you might not know about the plague (not including the fact that it still exists)
How to tell if you really have a fever
Stop popping your pimples
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Can my dog get me sick?
Sinus infections can get to your brain—but don’t panic
Planes might not be disgusting germ factories after all
Whatever the latest infectious disease outbreak is, explained. (This time, it’s mumps.)
Puppies are the culprits behind a 12-state diarrhea disaster
Scientists Capture HIV Spreading Through The Body In Real Time
Drug Can Stop Radiation Poisoning Up To 24 Hours After Exposure
Laser Breathalyzer Can Sniff Out Disease
A New Frontier For Statins
Headline From 2030: Is Your Space Commute Making You Sick?
Biosensing Films And Smartphones Let Doctors Diagnose Disease From Anywhere
Can You Get Diseases From Bad Bathroom Smells?
Clostridium difficile Infections Are More Common In States With Fewer Hospitals Per Person
Electric Implants Kill Off Infections, Then Dissolve
Can Fist Bumps Halt Hospital Infections?
Look Into The Face Of Gnathostoma Spinigerum, A Worm That Infects Eels… And People
Big Pic: A Fruit Fly Born In Outer Space
Fruit Flies Boost STI Immunity Before Sex
Nanoparticle Device Kills Germs With Sunlight
Vets Want A Global Monitoring System To Track Sickness In Pets Before It Jumps To Humans
Video Microscopy Unveils the Tricks of Nature’s Toughest Glue, Oozed By a Bacterium
Disarming HIV Could Protect the Immune System and Potentially Lead to a Vaccine, New Study Shows
Fragment of Human DNA Found in Genome of Gonorrhea Bacteria
Bandage Changes Color to Indicate State of Wound Underneath
A New Superbacteria, Immune To Most Antibiotics, Found Spreading Fast
In Blitz to Kill One Kind of Infectious Bacteria, Other Untreatable Strains Emerge
Compound LJ001 Acts Like Antibiotic Against Viruses
Researchers Wage Communication Warfare on Bacteria
When Killer Bugs Bite Back