THE OUTBREAK

The pathogens posing the greatest risk to Europe based upon a proxy for impact have been identified by University of Liverpool researchers using a ‘big data’ approach to scientific research. The...

Ebola has struck an area in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with at least two confirmed fatal cases, but authorities say it is not the same...

The standard thinking on MERS-CoV is that it doesn’t spread very easily, other than in healthcare settings with weak infection control precautions. A new study looking for transmission of the virus...