Researchers warn that how students behave outside school can limit school closings' effectiveness in preventing the spread of infectious disease. We look at the research.
Infectious disease epidemiologist Helen Jenkins explains why it's irresponsible and inaccurate to uses terms such as 'patient zero' and 'party zero' in coronavirus news coverage.
To help journalists cover the psychological effects of the coronavirus, we gathered research that looks at how the public and health care workers reacted to prior outbreaks.
William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard, offers journalists guidance on covering the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
As a novel coronavirus spreads in China and to other countries, research remains limited on the global economic consequences of the outbreak. Here’s what we know so far.
Three recent studies examine the effectiveness and unintended consequences of banning religious exemptions to childhood vaccinations in California schools.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.