Public Health

Public Health

Forty years ago, a group of researchers with military money set out to test the wacky idea of making computers talk to one another...

Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said. The agency...

In an emergency, every second counts. But driving at high speeds can compromise the safety of first responders and civilians. There is a new device...

Aid agencies call for global response as WHO admits extraordinary measures are needed to contain disease amid rampant fear The WHO has been criticized for...

Articles and issues discussed in this week's report: Miami police tests new surveillance drones New armored mini-tractor for law enforcement agents Possible Ebola "dirty bomb" worries experts U.S....

The number of labs handling dangerous pathogens continues to grow, and so does the number of accidents involving dangerous pathogens. The number of reported accidents...