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.
Study shows the connection between sleep loss and a higher rate of illness.
Using data from military bases, experts hope to track the next flu epidemic.
Physiology/medicine prize recipients discovered, validated natural treatments for devastating diseases.
It wasn’t sanitation that spread the disease.