What is the difference between these pathogens, and how dangerous are they?
To tackle Zika and other viral outbreaks, we need to focus not only on the pathology of the disease, but also on the global political and economic architecture.
Bats can carry some of the deadliest diseases known to affect humans and yet they don't seem to get sick. So what can we learn from a bat's immune system?
Globalisation has ensured that pandemics are a fact of life, but are we learning from past mistakes?
Rapid genetic disease screening will be the key to saving East Africa's crops - just as it was during West Africa's ebola crisis.
New study maps the spread of 'deformed wing virus' – and it follows patterns of human trade.
Newly appointed Nigerian Health Minister Isaac Adewole is focused on providing primary healthcare services.
A professor of economics reflects on other outbreaks to get to grips with the likely impacts of Zika.
Zika is quite different to Ebola – and experts would do well to wait before making recommendations this time.
There are certainly some reasons to be hopeful...
The sheer volume of major humanitarian disasters is stopping us from making genuine changes to the way we respond.
Ebola’s clever trick – to lie dormant inside a cell or to hide in a particular organ – is not unfamiliar. Lots of viruses do it. HIV is the master of such a trick.
Recovering from Ebola can mean disability, stigma and the threat of the disease returning – but authorities are starting to act.
Unless African governments put their money where their mouths are, innovative advances from young scientists on the continent will be stifled.
A Scottish nurse who was "cured" from Ebola is now back in serious condition after the virus appeared to have re-emerged.
William Isdale speaks with Lawrence Gostin about the lessons we can learn from the global response to last year's Ebola outbreak and the future of global health.
The communities ravaged by Ebola need mental health support to help people rebuild their lives.
Despite ongoing efforts, achieving gender equality struggles because it is ignored or compartmentalised rather than interwoven throughout.
Governments in West Africa and international aid agencies should help facilitate adoptions locally and provide better health care and education to support entire communities.
A year ago, Dr Kent Brantly became the first person treated for Ebola in the US. The director of Emory University's Serious Communicable Disease Unit looks back at we have – and haven't – learned.