Vaccination and prior infection induce a strong second line of immunological defense, finds South African study.
The same agency that stymied COVID-19 testing is now dawdling over approving new antiviral pills.
An argument for humility in the face of pandemic forecasting unknown unknowns
"Economists are accustomed to thinking about tradeoffs," says economist and Nobel laureate Alvin Roth. "It appears that at least in some parts of the ethics community, they are not."
A new study suggests that a second higher wave of infections can be avoided.
Matt Ridley on how the coronavirus caught him by surprise, the crucial role of dissent in politics, and the importance of innovation for survival
FDA is reportedly cutting red tape to give expanded access to COVID-19 patients.
A close look at the new study from Imperial College which models worst-case scenarios and makes the case for social distancing.
Plus: Trump wants to bail out airlines, and he called COVID-19 the "Chinese virus."
No, Trump Didn't Cut the CDC's Coronavirus Budget. No, People Aren't Blaming Corona Beer for the Disease.
Coronavirus misinformation is spreading faster than the disease itself.
We will soon learn if humanity's increasing biotechnical prowess can prevent a modern pandemic.
The euthanasia campaign may be necessary to prevent the spread of the Newcastle disease, but bird owners say that it's being carried out in a cruel manner.
Louisiana Police Spread Fake News About Zika-Infected Meth, Then Admit They Made It up for 'Attention'
The officer who cooked up the story adds that he collects "a lot of great (and incredibly raw) intelligence" by reading comment threads.
The trays are germier than the airport toilets.
Regulatory precaution, not rising temperatures, is the main driver for the increase in vector-borne disease.
The novelist, activist, and BoingBoing founder on cyber warfare, Uber-style reputation economics, and what he's likely to get arrested for someday.
A look at several mosquito-modification projects and the political and cultural pushback they're facing.
It's democratic, so what could possibly be wrong with that?
If only there were a technology that could reduce the numbers of these deadly mosquitoes
If the FDA will let them, they could do the same thing here when Zika arrives
Meanwhile FDA bows to anti-biotech activist fears and won't expedite approval of proven technology
Blame any zika-caused microencephaly on Friends of the Earth, the Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, and GMO Free USA
It is not inevitable that there will be a major zika outbreak in the U.S.