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President Trump outlined a plan to ‘eliminate’ HIV in the US by 2030, and experts say it’s actually possible
HIV/AIDS cases are clustered in 48 counties around the US. Public-health officials want to target those, but first they need money.
Being lonely can be as bad for you as smoking. Now you can take a quiz to find out if you’re at risk.
To help everyone get a sense of how lonely they might be, health insurer Cigna on Wednesday released a 10-question quiz.
A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepar...
The Clade X simulation, created by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, shows how vulnerable the world is to the spread of a pandemic virus. According to the scenario's creator, if efforts to create a vaccine continued to fail, a disease like that could kill 900 million people.
Bill and Melinda Gates think a weaponized disease may be the biggest threat to humanity — here’s how worried you should be
One of the biggest threats out there is still one of the oldest: infectious disease, either natural or human-made.
Real disease modeling can help people understand exactly how a zombie outbreak would play out — stay out of cities.
This summer, a small Ebola outbreak in the Congo was quickly contained — proof of how much scientists have learned about the virus since it appeared in 1976.
The next pandemic is coming. It's a disturbing reality that's clear to experts — but ignored by the rest of us. Here are five scientists' biggest fears.
Even at Coachella — an event founded on care-free living — the billionaire philanthropist reportedly had some thoughts on deadly pandemics.
When it comes to preparing for a possible epidemic, GAVI CEO Seth Berkley thinks we should be coming up with a multi-layer defense plan like the military does.