Microbiologist Maurice Hilleman saw it coming, so the country made 40 million doses of the vaccine within months.
Readings on the history of quarantine, contagious disease, viruses, infections, and epidemics offer important context for the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist and infectious disease expert Jennifer Nuzzo on why vaccines aren’t the answer, how COVID-19 is unique, and how to stay safe.
Because we share many of the same cell types with our pets, they develop some of the same cancers. Comparative oncologists study these parallels.
A pamphlet published in 1840 advocates a four-pronged approach to public healthcare that sounds remarkably like our own.
Angélique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray revolutionized childbirth in France through education, building a detailed birthing mannequin.
On the eve of its 6th polio-free anniversary, India immunizes over 170 million children, despite a lack of roads, reinfection threats, and a periodic mistrust of vaccines.
Public healthcare experts have been anticipating and planning for a pandemic like COVID-19 for years. These research reports and scholarly articles explain how.
He made us feel better.
The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. What exactly does that mean?