Ebola hotspots may be more widespread, and the virus may be carried by a greater number of animal species than previously suspected, a new study published in Mammal Review showed.

During a Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference session earlier this month, Fogarty International Center Director Roger Glass asked the panelists how they distinguish between important and urgent in their global health work. His question struck us as an…

Scientists are sounding the alarm about 2 little-understood diseases—1 that claims nearly 90,000 lives a year—and calling for more research into treatment and prevention. Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, is responsible for a major outbreak in Brazil, with the potential for…

With Zika virus emerging as a serious threat, Oxford University infectious disease specialists are using Ebola outbreak lessons to inform local-level efforts. Driven to ensure the international community responds swifter than it did on Ebola, 2 Oxford groups, the Global…

In the post-Ebola landscape, health officials from Africa issued a call to build rapid disease-testing capacity across the continent. Officials from more than 20 countries gathered at a meeting convened by the African Society for Laboratory Medicine and agreed to the “…

The Lassa fever death of a man in New Jersey exposed weaknesses in the public health surveillance meant to catch Ebola cases. The man was undergoing routine monitoring for Ebola after returning from Liberia 2 weeks ago, according to the CDC. But when he developed a fever,…