Viruses could be used as vehicles for delivering healthy genes to treat cystic fibrosis and other genetic diseases
The tool is expected to help doctors find hard-to-detect infections in time to stop them in their tracks.
"For those living in the U.S., the discovery of a case in Dallas should not be cause for panic or alarm," writes, Jae Won Joh, MD.
There is some disagreement over how to properly handle Ebola medical waste.
The worst Ebola outbreak on record has already killed over 2,800 people - more than the combined total of all previous outbreaks
The death of Dr. Olivet Buck throws into stark contrast the difference in how the west and the World Health Organization treat foreign vs. African health care workers.
U.S. personnel will build treatment centers and train healthcare workers to stem the rapid spread of Ebola
A Nigerian doctor met scores of friends, relatives and medics before his death and even performed a "laying on of hands" at a church
Quarantines to fight Ebola are a necessary evil that are having serious repercussions on small, at-risk villages.
Ebola has a high mortality rate, but in the right conditions its rate of infection can be kept low.
Report details numerous accidents at labs handling potentially dangerous viruses
The Health Ministry said he was being treated with the experimental drug ZMapp, manufactured by U.S. company Mapp Biopharmaceutical
The deadly virus may have arrived in America's most crowded, populous city with a man who recently visited west Africa