Six people are in the hospital, three people have died, and at least five of them tested positive for Ebola. The post Ebola Returns, and Central Africa's Virus Hunters Are Ready appeared first on WIRED.
Misinformation targeted at Somali-American communities in Minneapolis is fueling the state's biggest outbreak in three decades. The post Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles appeared first on WIRED.
He's an outspoken anti-vaccine activist ... and the new president might put him in charge of a panel to investigate vaccines. The post A Robert F. Kennedy Jr.-led Vaccine Commission Would Be Bad News appeared first on WIRED.
Creative researchers are now applying gene editing to tackle everything from HIV to animals on the brink of extinction. The post From Crispr to Zika, Here Are 2016's Biggest Biology Stories appeared first on WIRED.
Only 300 of the endangered ferret are left in the wild, and their survival depends on keeping the plague from chewing through their prey: prairie dogs. The post A Fleet of M&M-Shooting Drones Is the Black-Footed Ferret's Last Hope appeared first on WIRED.
With American personnel stationed throughout the region where Zika is infecting people, and with Zika coming to the US, Army docs are working on a vaccine. The post Inside the US Army Lab Racing to Create a Zika Vaccine appeared first on WIRED.
Beside of widespread immunization, mumps isn’t common but once it gets into a population, it’s quite contagious. The post No, Harvard's Mumps Outbreak Doesn't Mean Vaccines Are Bunk appeared first on WIRED.
A yellow fever outbreak in Angola shines a harsh light on the shortage of vaccines. The post Yellow Fever's Comeback Was Utterly Avoidable, But We Blew It appeared first on WIRED.
Drugs—no matter how effective they are—may never be enough to fully eradicate HIV-1. Only a vaccine will. The post Preventive Treatment Like Truvada Won't Stop HIV. Only a Vaccine Can appeared first on WIRED.
This year's public health data again shows subpar vaccination rates at daycares used by employees of Google, Genentech, and IBM. The post Silicon Valley Daycares Still Have Big Vaccination Problems appeared first on WIRED.