This blog originally appeared on Emily Monosson's blog and is reposted here with...

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In light of the fuss over Robert Di Niro and the movie Vaxxed; if anyone needs reminding of the value of vaccines, take a look at this...

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Mosquitoes, along with their disease-causing hitchhikers like West Nile, Equine encephalitis, Dengue, and now Zika, are on the move, finding new habitats and naïve populations ripe for infection. Just as Lyme has made tick experts out of us all (no,...

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A sign encourages people in Simonga, Zambia, to get tested for HIV.

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As flu season approaches each year, thousands line up to receive a vaccine—but many others don't.

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As flu season approaches each year, thousands line up to receive a vaccine—but many others don't.

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This tree thinks you should vote.

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Cross posted from Emily Monosson's Evolution in a toxic world...

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This Friday, check out this selection from Mark Jerome Walters' Seven Modern Plagues. Since Walters first drew attention to these “ecodemics” in 2003...

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