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In Congo, a New Plan to Fight Ebola Follows a Government Power Struggle

Faced with a lethal Ebola outbreak threatening eastern Africa, public health officials are conceding that their battle plan is failing and have proposed a comprehensive new strategy for containing the virus. It envisions reframing the epidemic as a regional humanitarian crisis, not simply a health emergency. That may include more troops or police to quell… Read More »

A pill that mimics natural antibodies could fight many kinds of flu

Drugs inspired by antibodies could help us combat fluMIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images By Michael Le Page When the next flu pandemic comes, we may be better prepared. A pharmaceutical company has developed a conventional drug that mimics the effect of antibodies that are effective against a wide range of flu viruses. Conventional drugs are cheaper and… Read More »

Brie Larson Just Shared a New Captain Marvel Fight Scene

Captain Marvel is just a month away from rocketing into theaters, giving us a big dose of 1990s nostalgia—and hopefully also providing an insight into how Avengers: Endgame will sort out the mess that Thanos created. The film will see Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers transformed into a superhero thanks to some extra-terrestrial shenanigans, and then… Read More »