Using Cellphones to Track Infectious Diseases

A groundbreaking study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science demonstrated that cell phone data can be used to predict seasonal disease patterns. Researchers from Princeton University and Harvard University tracked the spread of Rubella in Kenya …

Ebola Vaccine Trial Yields Promising Results

Although the recent outbreaks of Ebola appear to be waning, public health officials never know when it might flare up again. Recent tests with an experimental vaccine for Ebola strongly suggest that it is effective in preventing the infection from …