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Infectious/emerging diseases

Physicists find that when the rate of infection is low, increasing traffic through popular places might be the best strategy.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new model attempts to predict the spread of rabies through the Andes Mountains.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

Study shows the connection between sleep loss and a higher rate of illness.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Using data from military bases, experts hope to track the next flu epidemic.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Physiology/medicine prize recipients discovered, validated natural treatments for devastating diseases.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

It wasn’t sanitation that spread the disease.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Finding ways to combat this deadly disease.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Combining treated bed nets with potential vaccines could make matters worse.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New mathematical models explore why some vaccines are more effective than others.

Ker Than, Contributor

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