ebola

disaster response

Is Trump Prepared for the Next Epidemic?

Another outbreak will come, whether we’re ready or not.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.9.17
humans of the year

The Vaccine Hunter: Nelson Michael Is Working to End Humanity’s Worst Diseases

From Ebola, to Zika, to HIV, Dr. Nelson Michael isn’t afraid of a challenge.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.3.17
africa

Ebola Can Hide Out and Replicate In Your Lungs

The more we know, the better we get at fighting the virus.
Grennan Milliken
1.5.17
ebola

Why a Zika Vaccine Will Come Much Faster Than the Ebola Vaccine Did

Scientists have been sharing data and collaborating to develop a vaccine at a breakneck pace.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.4.16
ebola

Here’s Where Animal Diseases Are Jumping into Humans

Ebola, Zika, SARS, and Lyme disease are just a few of the nearly 1,000 zoonoses that pose a risk to humans.
Sarah Emerson
6.15.16
News

The Canadian Government Accidentally Released Identities of Ebola Patients

A bureaucratic bumble exposed sensitive information.
Jordan Pearson
5.18.16
Health

WHO Releases Its (Now) Annual List of the Nine Most Dire Epidemic Threats

An unpleasant bunch ranging from Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever to standbys MERS and SARS
Michael Byrne
12.12.15
virtual reality

The UN Is Using Virtual Reality to Make the Rich and Powerful Feel Empathy

A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.
Doug Bierend
8.28.15
Health

An Ebola Vaccine Is Showing Up to 100 Percent Efficacy So Far

The preliminary results from a new Ebola vaccine look very promising.
Emiko Jozuka
7.31.15
Radio Motherboard

Radio Motherboard: What Have We Learned from the Ebola Outbreak?

It’s been more than a year and a half since the biggest Ebola outbreak in history began, and it’s still ongoing.
Adrianne Jeffries
7.17.15
Modern Medicine

Ebola's Paper Trail

There is a data collection problem in West Africa. Paper can fix it.
Mahad Ibrahim
7.15.15
Technology

The Military Is Working on Making Humans as Disease-Resistant as Rats

"Rats host pathogens and they survive just fine—isn't that a great opportunity for us?"
Jason Koebler
7.2.15
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