Bioterrorism has made the news the past couple days after the discovery that an ISIS terror group laptop contained among other things, a diabolical plan for weaponizing plague. Before this, before the...

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Scientists used advanced genomic sequencing technology to identify a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This research has also revealed...

It was revealed on Thursday that a laptop was found in an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) hideout, which contained a number of issues that got the attention of National Security people in the...

Local media reports (see Unusual respiratory virus strikes metro kids) from Kansas City, Mo. indicate that a rarely seen – and not yet well understood – respiratory virus called HEV 68 (Human Enterovirus...

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The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within 6–9 months, while rapidly managing the consequences of any further international spread. It also recognizes the need to address, in parallel,...

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued interim guidance on the handling of human remains in those infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). In Africa, ritual buriels are...

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CDC is heartened to learn that the two U.S. citizens treated at Emory University Hospital for Ebola have been discharged from the hospital and can rejoin their families and communities. CDC has advised...

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The World Health Organization released the following information note Sunday concerning Ebola transmission and food safety: Ebola: general information Currently an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD)...

This is a reprint from an article published Oct. 2010. Of course everyone has heard by now the appalling discovery unearthed by Wellesley College professor, Susan Reverby on how the US Public Health...

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On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the updated Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case definition: Early recognition is critical for infection control. Health care providers...