THE OUTBREAK

A recently-developed mobile phone application could make monitoring conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, and urinary tract infections much clearer and easier for both patients and doctors, and could eventually be...

‘The Last of  Us’ is an infectious disease-related PlayStation video game that has had rave reviews from the gaming world.  The plot: hardened survivor Joel teams with young and capable companion...

Researchers at Cornell University have used classic epidemiological models to predict the future utility and popularity of social media applications.  Treating Facebook like an infectious disease shows dire consequences for these...

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease...

Take a first look at the TV adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s popular vampire trilogy “The Strain.” The series is set to premiere July 2014.

The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth, December 3rd, 1833. Finlay is credited with discovering that yellow fever...

Eric England’s new infection-horror warns of the risks of unprotected sex. The film looks like a horror-satire about sexually transmitted infections, with some seriously hyperbolic symptoms. Release Date: Nov 22, 2013...

While Guillermo del Toro only recently wrapped production on the pilot for his potential FX series The Strain, the network apparently really liked what they saw. FX announced today that it...

Guillermo del Toro will be adapting his own vampire trilogy, The Strain, into a series, starting with a pilot order from FX. Del Toro plans to co-write the pilot script with Chuck Hogan (Prince...

Do I smell an epidepic? Ronald D. Moore of Battlestar Galactica fame has produced a new SyFy series, ‘Helix’. This new full-length trailer for the thriller has been released, and it...