Disease

We Should Quarantine Everyone Coming From Countries With Ebola Outbreaks
An infectious-disease specialist says the time for half-measures is over
October 16, 2014

"There is a real possibility that the numbers will proliferate more rapidly than expected."

In 1941, We Thought We Were on the Cusp of Eradicating All Airborne Diseases
October 15, 2014

Sometimes hope gets a little ahead of science.

A Nurse Should Not Have Contracted Ebola. We Need New Policies.
October 13, 2014

It's clear that something went wrong. 

How Not To Write About Deadly, Infectious Diseases Like Ebola
October 01, 2014

First of all, it helps if things make sense. 

Here's What I Would Have Told Robin Williams About Living With Parkinson's
August 15, 2014

The comic could have been the next Michael J. Fox.

You'll Probably Never Catch Ebola—So Why Is the Disease So Terrifying?
August 12, 2014

We like to think we've conquered disease. In reality, we're not even close.

The First American Ebola Outbreak
The unscientific origins of our obsession with viruses
August 05, 2014

The amazing account of the first Ebola outbreak that nearly went airborne in the U.S.

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