New research suggests the rabies virus uses a snake venomlike compound to manipulate infected animals.
New study identifies obstacles for UN strategy of treatment as prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.
Pesticide-treated bed nets trigger rapid evolution and resistance in one common species of sub-Saharan African mosquito, new study finds.
How an angry encounter with a total stranger helped to identify the cause of Legionnaires’ disease.
Toddler's remains, found in a church crypt in Lithuania, challenge conventional wisdom about the history and spread of smallpox.
Shaving and grooming may create an opportunity for infections to spread.
Sending research dollars to where they are needed most requires a hard look at real, sustained threats to society.
Physicists find that when the rate of infection is low, increasing traffic through popular places might be the best strategy.
A new model attempts to predict the spread of rabies through the Andes Mountains.