Unvaccinated children who contracted the illness lost their immunity to many other infections.
When the bloodsucking insects eat sugar, they express more of a specific protein that can curb their attraction to humans.
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Some male animals may evolve weak immune responses so they can give their mates diseases.
The discovery of a gene that helps female mosquitoes make healthy eggs could lead to a new way to fight the disease-spreading insects.
Polio peaks in the summer, measles during the school year, and chickenpox in the spring.
Dogs successfully detected malaria parasites in infected children by sniffing their socks.
Yes, a hospital superbug may be growing more tolerant to alcohol exposure -- but alcohol-based hand rubs still save millions of lives a year.
People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.