Skip to content Skip to navigation

Infectious/emerging diseases

Factories, national parks, and dense urban areas worldwide feel the effects of COVID-19.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

During this modern coronavirus pandemic, our ancient instincts for avoiding disease may misfire.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Around the world, physicians at overwhelmed hospitals may have to decide who will not get treated during the pandemic.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Yamir Moreno studies how human networks spread COVID-19 and other diseases.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

This month’s pictures feature coronavirus preparations, a robot that catches jellyfish, and a calm cat.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Numerous chickens in an enclosed area, on a dirt floor, with pipes and machinery running through the crowd

What does the science say about the safety of America’s chicken farming practice?

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

The disease disappeared, but Anne Boleyn's ghost still walks the bloody tower.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Subscribe to Infectious/emerging diseases