VIRAL DISEASES: H7N9 BIRD FLU China is undergoing its worst epidemic of human cases of H7N9 bird flu since the virus’s discovery in 2013, some 460 cases between last October and February of this year.
TRAVELING WITH THE ZIKA VIRUS TO MIAMI AND RIO The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first-ever travel advisory in the United States. It says pregnant women (and women planning conception
For today, bringing you up to date on a few past posts. Adieu, Philae. Or is it au ‘voir? In our last episode, the plucky little lander Philae was finally on the surface of Comet
More on how much of you is microbes In my final post of last year, I discussed the origin and reliability of my favorite statistic, which is that nine out of ten of the