Infectious diseases
Infection is the invasion of a host organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce. Infectious...
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How did the anti-vaccination movement begin?
CNN's Deborah Feyerick takes a look at the origins behind the anti-vaccination movement and how is has impact the measles outbreak.
Despite 2017’s deadly flu season, over 40 percent of adults don’t plan on getting a flu shot this year
The CDC said that of those who did get flu shots the last two seasons, the chance of getting the flu dropped 40 percent. 
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
A facial lump that moves around?
A facial lump that moves around? It might be a parasitic worm. (via Seeker)
Dog flu: What you need to know to keep your pet safe
Canine influenza (more commonly known as the dog flu) has not hit Wisconsin yet, but multiple strains have circulated in dog parks across several states, including Illinois.
Life before the polio vaccine
Paul Alexander spends nearly every hour, of every day cocooned in his iron lung, his body being forced to breathe. This was life before the polio vaccine.
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Deadly Measles Spreading in Europe
Thirty-five people have died of measles across Europe in the past year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that vaccination remains crucial to stopping the spread. In the most recent ...
Robert F. Kennedy Jr Drops Vaccine Truth Bomb Live On TV
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. dropped a truth bomb live on air, defying Big Pharma and mainstream media by sharing real facts about vaccine safety.
Eastern National Parks May Have Ticks
Planning a hiking trip in an eastern U.S. national park? Better pack tick repellent -- a new study found these parks are home to ticks that carry Lyme disease.
How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood
2017 WEBBY NOMINEE for Best Science & Education Video
Earth's Tiniest Living Organisms: Somatids (Identify: Friend or Foe?)
40 years ago, a microscope was invented in Canada through which you can see the smallest living organism on earth. They are called Mycoplasma, endobionts, protits and somatids.
CDC warns 2017 flu season expected to be worse than last years
The CDC is warning people to get your flu shot if you have not already. They say the flu season is expected to be worse this year than it was last year.
AFM: The Polio-Like Illness Paralyzing US Children
In the first half of the year, 50 people in 24 states were diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness, according to the CDC.
Pathogen
A pathogen (Greek: πάθος pathos “suffering, passion” and -γενής -genēs “producer of”) in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease, a term which came into use in the 1880s...
Transmission (medicine)
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individua...
Contagious disease
A contagious disease is a subset category of transmissible diseases (can transmit from person to another) usually infections or some non-infection diseases, which are transmitted to other persons, eit...
Pandemic
A pandemic (from Greek πᾶν pan "all" and δῆμος demos "people") is an epidemic of infectious disease that has spread through human populations across a large region; for instance multiple continents, o...
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Vaccination
Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate morbidity ...
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Antibiotics
Antibiotics or antibacterials are a type of antimicrobial used specifically against bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growt...
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List of infectious diseases
Infectious diseases arranged by name.There are 216 entries in this list, though some entries such as 'Common cold' include a number of distinct pathogens.
Biological warfare
Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or ...
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Bacterial diseases
Bacteria (/bækˈtɪəriə/; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a number of shapes, ranging from spheres to r...
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Epidemics
An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usu...