In the new Netflix Original Series "V Wars" a prion disease unleashed from Arctic ice spreads vampirism to humans, but a microbial ecologist keyed us into the real nightmare scenario when microorganisms are unleashed from permafrost.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
Around 18 months after the gene-hacked strain was released into the wild, the native mosquito population bounced up to almost pre-release levels.
"Tracking and monitoring the types of mosquitoes that exist in Nebraska communities is critical, which in turn helps us identify potential public health implications and implement prevention measures to reduce risk," a state epidemiologist said.
A high-tech, graphene-based film may help to shield people from disease-carrying mosquitoes, according to a new study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Creating a disturbance in the force by eradicating our top predator is playing a dangerous game of Russian roulette.
I remember thinking, "I'm pro-choice. Aren't I? But how can I let them kill our baby?"
The potentially deadly disease can leave those infected with brain damage.
The technique could be one day used against bugs which carry malaria, the study co-uthor told Newswe
"It's what the people of Oregon want," said Rep. Bill Post.
A Washington Post report has uncovered the extent to which Trump properties are taking a financial hit because of their namesake president.
America is far from the only country grappling with anti-vaxxer misinformation—and preventable diseases.
"She's scared because she can't move. But, she is really strong and really brave," Caroline Bradner's sister said.
"If you have recently purchased meth in any area of Louisiana it may be contaminated with the Zika Virus. Please bring all of it to your local Police Department and they will test it for free," the Facebook post from the Harahan Police Department read in part.
Scientists have put together the most "comprehensive catalog" of the Aedes aegypti mosquito's DNA.
The Duke and Duchess are on tour in Fiji, a region that's been associated with transmission of the Zika virus.
Asian Tiger Mosquito and the Yellow Fever Mosquito can carry the Zika and Dengue viruses.
The cancer that killed the senator is notoriously difficult to treat.
The mosquitoes were infected with a unique bacteria.
One of the world's most dangerous pests, this mosquito species infects millions with disease around the world each year.