How does the time taken to develop vaccines compare to the speed and frequency of disease outbreaks? An interactive data visualisation brought to you by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Mosaic. Made by Beyond Words Studio.
In the age of social media, fears and rumours about outbreaks and epidemics can quickly spread out of control. How can health officials help contain the panic? By Mike Ives
Could smuggled bushmeat be spreading disease around the world?
If we’re going to stop Ebola in the future, we have to know its hiding places.
Life in Ebola-affected West African countries can only return to normal when transmission of the virus ceases and cases drop to zero. Mark Honigsbaum reports on Sierra Leone’s struggles to reach zero.