The vaccine is 97.5% effective in protecting against the Zaire species of Ebola, according to the World Health Organization.
Researchers recently discovered an antibody that totally disrupts the influenza virus's ability to replicate; it could be used to design a universal flu vaccine.
The German island of Riems is home to some of the most dangerous virology research on the planet.
Ferrets are not humans, but this new drug is showing promise.
Measles cases in the U.S. have hit a record high — 1,172 cases so far.
A new study has identified 12 times as many viral populations as previous research.
A NASA-led study suggests the stress of spaceflight seems to trigger various types of herpes to reactivate in astronauts.
A bill in New York would let older kids get vaccinations against their parents' wishes.
Delivered together, the two join forces to eradicate drug-resistant bacteria.
A new study shows how interbreeding of modern humans and Neanderthals boosted our genomes.
Self-cleaning trays may be on the horizon across the world.
Quarantines are worth the trouble to keep the next pandemic at bay but they need to be applied intelligently.
Evolutionary biologists generally agree that humans evolved from a bacteria-like ancestor, rather than a viral one. But what if we're chemically connected?
New research out of the University of London shows that some viruses are more likely to kill men than women. Here's why.
If hate is a virus, the U.S. has got it bad. Oliver Luckett presents a fascinating perspective on how the 2016 election divided America, how social media mimics biology, and how the U.S. can start to rebuild.
Researchers found what all viruses have in common and created a therapy that should work on any kind, and will outsmart viral mutation.