epidemics

Math In A Time Of Cholera

Using mathematical models to analyze data from the World Health Organization, scientists in Japan accurately forecasted the peak of the 2017 cholera outbreak in Yemen.

Philippine Province Records First Avian Flu Outbreak

The Philippine Department of Agriculture is currently investigating a new outbreak of avian flu in Pampanga, Philippines.

These Countries Are At Greatest Risk Of Zika, Study Shows

India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are expected to be at greatest risk of Zika virus transmission because of their limited health resources.

A Steady Hand At The Helm

When Singapore was struggling with the SARS outbreak in 2003, ex-director of medical services Tan Chorh Chuan had to make some difficult—but necessary—decisions.