/ Feb 23, 2016

Japanese researchers clone Zika virus

A team led by Shigeru Tajima, a researcher at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, has succeeded, probably for the first time in the world, in making a clone of the Zika virus. This could lead to the development of a vaccine for Zika ...

Top U.K. doctor: Ebola screening should be improved

/ Jan 1, 2015

Top U.K. doctor: Ebola screening should be improved

Britain’s Ebola screening procedures should be improved, the country’s chief medical officer said Wednesday, after a nurse was cleared to fly hours before she was diagnosed with the disease. Nurse Pauline Cafferkey flew from London to Glasgow on Sunday after returning from Sierra Leone. ...