As ready as you are to be done with COVID-19, it's not going anywhere soon. A historian of disease describes how once a pathogen emerges, it's usually here to stay.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Antibodies in the blood of COVID-19 survivors know how to beat coronavirus – and researchers are already testing new treatments that harness them
Before a vaccine is available to teach your immune system to ward off the coronavirus, maybe you can directly use molecules that have already fought it in other people.
April 1, 2020 • ~9 min
Emphasizing foreign origins of a disease can have racist connotations and implications for how people understand their own risk of disease.
March 25, 2020 • ~10 min
While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history shows that doing so can have serious consequences for the people that live there.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nov. 13, 2019 • ~4 min
A major research centre says no biological agents have been released from a blast and fire at a lab.
Sept. 17, 2019 • ~1 min
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.
Dec. 14, 2018 • ~3 min