epidemics


Why has coronavirus largely spared Africa?

Mathew Otieno | 11 March 2020 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, COVID-19, epidemics


Being old in a time of coronavirus

Chiara Bertoglio | 11 March 2020 | CONNIPTIONS |  
tags: COVID-19, epidemics, Italy


Count your blessings. If you catch coronavirus, you still missed out on bubonic plague

Michael Cook | 27 February 2020 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alessandro Manzoni, coronavirus, epidemics, Italy, Milan


It was the greatest pandemic in history - but how ‘Spanish’ was the 1918 flu?

Richard Gunderman | 17 January 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: anniversaries, epidemics, Spanish flu, World War i


What will happen when antibiotics stop working?

Roger Pickup | 06 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: antibiotics, epidemics, health policy, healthcare
How will society change in a post-antibiotic era? Will we still greet people with a hug or handshake?


Medicating our unhealthy lifestyles

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: epidemics, HPV, public health, technology
The glamour of technology can blind us to the real remedies for today’s epidemics.


Ebola can only be beaten if we pull together

Craig Klugman | 17 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ebola, epidemics, public health, public health crisis
There's no need for the US to panic, as long as people act like adults, not spoiled teens.


Tipping the balance towards humanity in World War Z

Judy-Anne Osborn | 21 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: epidemics, mathematics, public health, zombies
Can the craze for zombie films help us to understand the dangers of epidemic diseases?


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