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Despite Ebola and Zika, here’s why 2016 ends well for public health
Dec 26, 2016
After devastating Ebola, which killed more than 11,300 people in west Africa before migrating to the US and Europe, and Zika, which put a generation of babies at risk of being born with abnormally small heads (microcephaly) and underdeveloped brains, 2016 appears to be ending on an upbeat note on the public health front.
Two scientific breakthroughs announced on Thursday that stop a terrifying infection and treat a deadly superbug offer hope in a year marked with political uncertainty, new threats to health and terror....