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A Stanford historian explains how frequent yellow fever epidemics in 19-century Louisiana generated cultural and social norms in its fatal wake.

A Stanford historian explains how frequent yellow fever epidemics in 19-century Louisiana generated cultural and social norms in its fatal wake.

New research examines how Zika viruses enter cells and shows that their behavior is different than that of some related viruses.

New research examines how Zika viruses enter cells and shows that their behavior is different than that of some related viruses.

One hundred years after the 1928 influenza epidemic, flu remains a threat to society today, several Stanford emergency medicine clinicians explain.

One hundred years after the 1928 influenza epidemic, flu remains a threat to society today, several Stanford emergency medicine clinicians explain.

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Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.

Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.

A system that circulates cold water may be the key to improving protective suits for infectious disease responses, firefighting and more.

A system that circulates cold water may be the key to improving protective suits for infectious disease responses, firefighting and more.

Antiretroviral therapy, a breakthrough treatment for HIV infection, suppresses the levels of circulating HIV viral particles in the blood. When it works, cancer rates drop, according to a new study. Still, even when the therapy is successful, HIV-positive individuals retain elevated rates of cancer.

Antiretroviral therapy, a breakthrough treatment for HIV infection, suppresses the levels of circulating HIV viral particles in the blood. When it works, cancer rates drop, according to a new study. Still, even when the therapy is successful, HIV-positive individuals retain elevated rates of cancer.

A hitherto unheralded set of telltale enzymes may prove to be perfect targets for shooting down a gang of nasty bacterial pathogens collectively called S. aureus.

A hitherto unheralded set of telltale enzymes may prove to be perfect targets for shooting down a gang of nasty bacterial pathogens collectively called S. aureus.