Moose, a mixed-breed dog from the Nebraska Humane Society, trains in odor-detection work.
Scientists are experimenting with using dogs to sniff out people infected with COVID-19. But dogs aren't the only animals with a nose for disease.
Fauci is an accomplished scientist who also excels at connecting with the public.
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Fauci turns 80 this Dec. 24 – and he's been on the national stage for decades. Here's more about his work before COVID-19 and why he was perfectly poised to help the US respond to the pandemic.
Henry Bergh (in top hat) stopping an overcrowded horsecar, from Harper’s Weekly, Sept. 21, 1872.
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A fast-moving equine flu cratered the US economy in the fall of 1872, showing all too clearly that horses were essential and deserved better treatment.
A substantial proportion of people may refuse or delay taking a COVID-19 vaccine.
Combating social media disinformation regarding vaccines is critical to reversing the growth in vaccine hesitancy around the world.
Airline health advice has so far mostly focused on staying hydrated and avoiding deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is free hand masks, hand sanitiser and more space between passengers.
Rising sea levels are threatening homes on Diamniadio Island, Saloum Delta in Senegal. A child stands outside a home’s former kitchen, surrounded by mangrove branches, in 2015.
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Among the human rights under threat are the rights to life, health, food, a healthy environment, water, an adequate standard of living and culture.
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The WHO has been criticised for being slow to recognise the scale of the COVID-9 pandemic. We suggest a new protocol on infectious diseases to help with faster data collection and more open sharing.
Illicit endangered wildlife trade in Möng La, Shan, Myanmar.
To better anticipate and manage the emergence of new pandemics, a paradigm shift is needed to take into account the complex interactions between human health, animal health, the environment and the economy.
The COVID-19 new normal might be here for quite some time.
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As ready as you are to be done with COVID-19, it's not going anywhere soon. A historian of disease describes how once a pathogen emerges, it's usually here to stay.
How does COVID-19 progress after you test positive?
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With a COVID-19 outbreak in the White House, people are watching the health of President Trump and many others. A doctor explains the possible course for this unpredictable disease.
Our video shows aerosol emissions from singing a simple scale. No wonder singing in a choir can be risky.
From a global cattle disease that can devastate herds to water-borne pathogens causing severe food poisoning, genome sequencing has become an important tool in the control of infectious diseases.
A traveler walks past screeners testing a system of thermal imaging cameras which check body temperatures at Los Angeles International Airport on June. 24, 2020.
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The US response to the coronavirus was slow and problematic, but it also was rooted in a 19th-century way of viewing public health.
Worried about being accused of virtue signalling or getting funny looks for wearing a mask? Here's how to test your ethics and come to the right decision.
Coronavirus infections in prisons are a public health problem for everyone, not just prisoners and sfaff.
What we understand about how COVID-19 spreads should be the basis for infection control procedures during any lockdown of a residential tower.
Knowing how fluids move can help us understand virus transmission better.
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Fluid mechanics can be applied to the transport of respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
An imam leads the prayer during the funeral for COVID-19 coronavirus victims at a mosque in Cape Town.
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It is important that procedures surrounding funerals are developed by public health officials alongside traditional and religious authorities.
Daily deaths from COVID-19 have rarely been below 600 in the U.S. since March.
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There's no scientific definition for a wave of disease – and no evidence that the original onslaught of coronavirus in the US has receded much at all.
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Australia's island identity and attitude to border security was forged from handling pandemics since the time of federation. Here's what we've learned along the way.