A landmark study of Ebola survivors could have big implications for COVID-19 research.  

The researchers behind an ill-fated HIV vaccine have published a letter in The Lancet 

Racial bias is built into analytics software designed to target services to the neediest patients, according to a 

A new algorithm from University College London researchers could boost the tricky business of determining a person’s risk of developing active TB.

Of the 59,000 global rabies deaths a year, one-third occur in India, spurred by a swelling population of unvaccinated stray dogs and a dearth of lifesaving rabies shots. As a result, people die needlessly from dog bites.  

Kelli Dillon longed to have a second chance at motherhood upon her release from prison.   Instead, she was told she might have cancer, was chained, and lined up with 4 other prisoners for “assembly-line” surgery.   But that was a lie: She’d been intentionally sterilized.…

The Lancet’s new 2019 Global Burden of Disease report finds consistent improvements in h

It’s well known that infants and elderly people are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases—but what happens in between those age extremes?  

White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Deborah Birx has been praised as a data-driven task master. She has also aggressively undermined the CDC and sometimes pushed the president’s position over scientific consensus, a Science investigation found.   The most…

Remdesivir and other treatments had little-to-no effect on mortality, duration of hospital stays, or the need for ventilators among COVID-19 patients, according to interim results of the