Articles Tagged with “EPIDEMIC”

Massachusetts broke ground on mandatory vaccination in 1905. History may repeat itself with COVID-19.

As COVID-19 makes lung health a national concern, experts take another look at the dangers of e-cigarettes.

Conventional hospitals are running out of room. Convention centers, parking garages—what does it take to press them into service?

AIDS still kills, in numbers more vast than most people realize. But the right blend of science and policy could end the scourge.

New drugs for fatty liver may offer the first skirmish in a growing epidemic.

Martin Hirsch explores the role of a tenacious virus and the role of “fake news” in the great epidemic of 1918.

A century after the worst plague in history, researchers seek a universal flu vaccine to head off a repeat of the disaster.

A measles outbreak in 1917 inspired the blueprint for fighting the devastating Spanish flu.

Vaccines are most helpful before an epidemic hits. So which diseases should researchers prepare for next?

Infectious disease specialist Martin Hirsch looks at the worry over H5N1 and its aftermath.