Many people facing the end of their life receive treatments that ultimately have no benefit. A team of researchers set out to find out why.
Preprints are academic papers that haven't been peer-reviewed yet. When preprints make news, that's often overlooked.
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It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.
We should learn from, instead of repeating, the racist assignations of the past.
The restaurant chain and FEMA work together in calamities like tornadoes and hurricanes, for good reason.
The viral pandemic is underscoring fault lines in access to care for those on margins.
Before he led the effort to contain COVID-19, the nation's top infectious disease expert published several papers about pandemic preparedness. Here are two.
We all know viruses mutate. But how does that happen, and what does it mean for how we can treat diseases caused by viruses?
Microbiologist Maurice Hilleman saw it coming, so the country made 40 million doses of the vaccine within months.