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The 6 deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history

Ebola is spreading in West Africa. Will this be the worst outbreak?

Why we should all be paying attention to the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in Guinea

Ebola is deadly, and this time it's spreading like doctors have never seen before.

Can the world beat polio?

ABUJA, Nigeria — In the United States, polio mostly lives in the memories of grandparents. In Nigeria it is everywhere. A Nigerian word for “crippled person,” in fact, is synonymous with polio. And while the rest of the world celebrates the near-extinction of the disease, health officials warn the rise of polio in Nigeria this year could lead to a surge in other countries.
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