Four major theories of disease transmission dominated scientific discourse in the nineteenth century. As one scholar writes, all were political.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.
The containment of COVID-19 raises pressing questions related to the freedom of scientific information, civil liberties, and human rights, one scholar explains.
On September 1st, 1858, a mob stormed the New York Marine Hospital in Staten Island, and set fire to the building.