Germs can spread a lot further than passengers might realize.
Amid a lethal outbreak, China faces growing calls to ban wild animal markets for good.
Some airports, including three in the U.S., have begun screening airline passengers from central China, where the coronavirus appears to have originated.
How much of a game do we want to play with something so dangerous to humanity?
One leading scientific magazine - "Science" recently asked infectious disease and vaccine experts for their opinions to prioritize
When it first began at the end of December 2013 in a rural village in Guinea, the Ebola virus had been restricted to a few
So yet again, as a new virus emerges we need to be concerned but not panic. We need to use our knowledge to help overcome our fears.
I think we need to change the phrase "breed like rabbits" to "breed like humans," as no other species on this planet even comes close to the human reproduction rate. As our population grows, available land shrinks and more and more people are forced to live in crowded, urbanized environments, a situation ripe for the easy spread and emergence of infectious agents.
The situation with emerging infections is much the same. We react to each as if the particular bug is the entire problem
We're coming into closer contact with bats because of human and livestock expansion into forests.