COVID-19 is a stark reminder it was vaccination that delivered us from evil and enabled the modern world.
The global eradication of smallpox in 1979 is considered the greatest achievement of modern medicine.
One worker was injured in the blast at the VECTOR center in Novosibirsk, Siberia.
Many great encounters in world history, including Cortés's clash with the Aztec empire, had less to do with weaponry, tactics and strategy than with the ravages of disease.
The smallpox apocalypse is unparalleled in history—it killed an estimated 300 million to 500 million people in the 20th century alone.
The world's first vaccine created in 1798 may not be what we've always thought it is.
The United States was the site of the first monkeypox outbreak outside Africa, in 2003.
Report details numerous accidents at labs handling potentially dangerous viruses
A recent congressional hearing laid bare numerous safety problems within the U.S.'s federal laboratories.