The CII actively engages in translating science to the public through print and digital media, appearing regularly in news outlets such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, CNBC, NPR and Time. 

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Can You Prevent Picking Up Germs on the Subway? by Karen Weintraub (September 22, 2017)

Fear, Then Skepticism, Over Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in Beijing Smog by Didi Kirsten Tatlow (December 2, 2016)

As Experts Confront the Hazards of Zika, Fear and Uncertainty Hover by Marc Santora (July 1, 2016)

Women Who Brought Zika Fears Home With Them by Laura Beil (March 14, 2016)

Zika May Increase Risk of Mental Illness, Researchers Say by Donald McNeil (February 18, 2016)

Study on Chronic Fatigue May Help With Diagnoses by David Tuller (February 27, 2015)

New York Today: What's in a rat? by Annie Correal (October 14, 2014)

Rats and Their Alarming Bugs by Carl Zimmer (October 14, 2014)

First U.S. Case of MERS Virus Is Found in Indiana Man Who Visited Mideast by Donald McNeil (May 2, 2014)

Camels Linked to Spread of MERS Virus in People by Denise Grady (February 25, 2014)

A Catalog for All the World's Viruses ? by Carl Zimmer (September 5, 2013)

Mystery Virus That's Killed 47 Is Tied to Bats in Saudi Arabia by Donald G. McNeil Jr. (August 21, 2013)

Researchers Suspect That Camels Are Linked to a Middle East Virus by Denise Grady (August 8, 2013)

Solving a Viral Mystery: Experts Scramble to Trace the Emergence of MERS by Denise Grady (July 2, 2013)

New Tools to Hunt New Viruses by Donald G. McNeil Jr. (May 28, 2013)

Flu That Leapt From Birds to Seals Is Studied for Human Threat by Carl Zimmer (July 31, 2012)

The Ecology of Disease by Jim Robbins (Sunday Review, July 14, 2012)

In Wild Animals, Charting the Pathways of Disease by Jim Robbins (May 28, 2012)

Fallout From Fatigue Syndrome Retraction Is Wide by David Tuller (February 6, 2012)

From the Jungle to J.F.K., Viruses Cross Borders in Monkey Meat by Rachel Nuwer (January 13, 2012)

Debate Persists on Deadly Flu Made Airborne by Denise Grady and Donald G. McNeil, Jr. (December 26, 2011)

Letter to the Editor: Pandemic Fact and Fiction by Dr. Larry Brilliant, Laurie Garrett, Dr. W. Ian Lipkin and Dr. Mark Smolinski (September 19, 2011)

Letter to the Editor: 'Contagion' Puts a Focus on Infectious Diseases by David Perlin and O. Marion Burton (September 15, 2011)

The Real Threat of 'Contagion' by W. Ian Lipkin (September 12, 2011)

It's Science, but Not Necessarily Right by Carl Zimmer (June 25, 2011) 

Viral Outbreaks in Dogs Yield Clues on Origins of  Hepatitis C by Carl Zimmer (May 30, 2011)

A Man from Whom Viruses Can't Hide by Carl Zimmer (November 22, 2010) 

Encephalitis Outbreak Teaches an Old Lesson by Lawrence K. Altman (September 28, 1999)

Outbreak of Virus in New York Much Broader than Suspected by Jennifer Steinhauer (September 28, 1999) 

With New Virus, Experts Suspect More Died of Encephalitis by David Barstow (September 27, 1999)


Fever during pregnancy may increase autism risk in offspring by Larry Bernstein (June 13, 2017)

There might not actually be bubonic plague bacteria on the New York subway, researchers admit by Rachel Feltman (August 3, 2015)

I’m disabled. Can NIH spare a few dimes? By Brian Vastag  (July 20, 2015)

New York rats carry some pretty scary diseases by Live Science (October 21, 2014)

What is Enterovirus 68, the mysterious illness that may be sickening hundreds of children? by Abby Phillip (September 8, 2014)

First Case of Deadly MERS Infection Found in U.S., CDC Says by Anna Edney and Alex Wayne (May 3, 2014)

Study: MERS virus infecting camels since 1992 (February 24, 2014)

CDC Expands "Bush Meat" Tests for Viruses by Brian Vastag (January 14, 2012)

'Contagion' Consultants Talk about the Movie's Scientific Accuracy (September 12, 2011)

Reports: Mouse Virus Doesn't Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Brian Vastag (May 31, 2011)

Study Finds No Autism Link in Vaccine by Shankar Vedantam (September 4, 2008)


As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments by Eryn Brown (May 13, 2014)

Honey may hold the sticky solution to bee colony collapse by Geoffrey Mohan (April 29, 2013)

Bird flu strain sickens seals -- could it strike humans, too? by Eryn Brown (July 31, 2012)

Childhood Disorder Prompts Study of Infection Link to Mental Illness by Shari Roan (December 5, 2011)

Letters to the Editor: "Contagion" Versus Real Life by W. Ian Lipkin (September 29, 2011)

Word of Mouth: 'Contagion' Could Really Catch On by John Horn (September 8, 2011)

Suddenly, the Bees Are Simply Vanishing by Jia-Rui Chong and Thomas H. Maugh II (June 10, 2007)

New Slide Speeds Disease Diagnosis by Thomas H. Maugh II (December 9, 2006)

Study Finds Genetic Link Between Autism, Vaccines by Thomas H. Maugh II (June 9, 2004)

Mental Illness Clues by Linda Marsa (September 29, 2003)  

Scientist Seeks the Cause of Disease by Jeff Gottlieb (September 3, 2001)

Hunting a Brain Invader by Thomas H. Maugh II (July 17, 1995)


The Coming Trials of Generation Zika by W. Ian Lipkin (September 6, 2016)

More Evidence Found of Biological Basis to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Amy Dockser Marcus (February 27, 2015)

Video: Opinion: Stop Worrying About Ebola (August 5, 2014)

Ebola: How Worried Should We Be? by W. Ian Lipkin (August 3, 2014)

MERS: Threats Posed by the Virus (May 5, 2014)

Virus Disproved as Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Amy Dockser Marcus (September 18, 2012)

A Gut Check for Many Ailments by Shirley S. Wang (January 17, 2012)

Second High-Profile XMRV-Related Paper Retracted by Amy Dockser Marcus (December 27, 2011)

Are the Clues to Kawasaki Disease Blowing in the Wind? by Katherine Hobson (November 11, 2011)

Applying Venture Philanthropy to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Amy Dockser Marcus (September 15, 2011)

Unlocking Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Amy Dockser Marcus (March 22, 2011)

Gearing Up for the Big Search for XMRV by Amy Dockser Marcus (November 17, 2010)

What's Next for X (as in XMRV)? by Amy Dockser Marcus (November 4, 2010)

'World Class Virus Hunter' to Head Up the Latest XMRV Study by Amy Dockser Marcus (September 8, 2010)


Another Cry of Wolf on Autism by Faye Flam (May 20, 2016)

How the Health Community Is Responding to MERS (June 9, 2015)

Ebola Virus Poses Less Health Risk Than SARS: Lipkin (October 1, 2014) 

Inside an Ebola Suit at 115 Degrees, Where Skipping a Step Can Mean Death by Makiko Kitamura (September 23, 2014)

Researchers Race to Develop Field Tests to Confirm Ebola by Marie French (August 15, 2014)

Taking Stock (Video) The Ebola Outbreak: Assessing the Global Threat by Pimm Fox (August 4, 2014)

Fatal Coronavirus Widespread in Saudi Camels, Suggesting Source by Natasha Khan (February 25, 2014)

IPhone App Wipes Out Population to Show Contagion Risks by Meg Tirrell (November 11, 2013)

Egyptian Tomb Bat Narrows Hunt for Source of Killer Lung Virus by Natasha Khan (August 21, 2013)

Mapping Genes from Pandas to Deadly E. Coli Show China's Science Ambition by Natasha Khan (November 28, 2011)

Multiplex Blood Test Being Developed to Differentiate Lyme, SEven Other Tick-Borne Diseases by Leo O'Connor (February 22, 2018)


Movers & Shakers: Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, Steven Soderbergh's Film Doctor by Lisa Fickenscher (October 16, 2011)


The Race for a Zika Vaccine by Siddhartha Mukherjee (August 22, 2016)

A New Name, and Wider Recognition, for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Meghan O'Rourke (February 17, 2015)

All Hands on Deck: A Design Challenge to Stop Ebola by Sophie Brickman (October 20, 2014)

Going Viral by David E. Hoffman (January 31, 2011)

West Nile Mystery by Richard Preston (October 18, 1999)


NYC Rats Harbor Fleas That Can Transmit the Plague by Douglas Main (March 2, 2015)

The U.S. Is Sitting on Promising Ebola Vaccines by Zoë Schlanger and Elijah Wolfson (August 4, 2014)

Validation in a Virus? by Claudia Kalb (November 28, 2010)

Questions and Answers: The Nature of Disease by Laura Fording (July 6, 2001)


The World Is Not Ready for the Next Pandemic by Bryan Walsh (May 04, 2017)

Here Are The Diseases In NYC Rats by Justin Worland (October 14, 2014)

Deadly Middle East Virus in U.S. For First Time by Andrew Katz (May 2, 2014)

As the Hajj Unfolds in Saudi Arabia, A Deep Look Inside the Battle Against MERS by Andrew Katz (October 16, 2013)

Single Bat with MERS Virus Discovered Near Original Outbreak Site by Alexandra Sifferlin (August 22, 2013)

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A Bird Flu Spreads in Seals. Could Humans Be Next? by Alexandra Sifferlin (July 31, 2012)

Matt Damon speaks about CII Director Ian Lipkin's role in the movie Contagion for Time Magazine's 10 Questions by Jens Erik Gould (September 12, 2011)

The Science of Contagion: Why You Should Be Scared of Hollywood's Latest Pandemic Thriller by Bryan Walsh (September 8, 2011) 

A Virus Threatens Farmed Salmon by Bryan Walsh (July 11, 2010)


Virus Hunters Turn to Social Media -- and Chili Peppers by Llewellyn King (July 15, 2015)  

A Test For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Nathan Collins (February 27, 2015)

HuffPost Live- Ebola Latest: Patient Zero Identified hosted by Marc Lamont Hill (August 11, 2014)

Don't Panic About MERS Yet, Health Experts Say by Joshua Hersh (April 30, 2014)

Kawasaki Disease: Researchers Find Surprising Link to Wind Patterns by Lynne Peeples (November 10, 2011)

'Contagion' Connections: How Links Among Humans, Animals and the Environment May be Spawning a New Class of Infectious Diseases by Lynne Peeples (September 30, 2011)


Scientists Call for Curbs on Own Research on Deadly Bird Flu Virus by Nick Miller (February 3, 2012)

Contagion Film is Not Far from the Truth, Warns Virus Scientist by Rachel Ellis (October 22, 2011)


Distinct stages to chronic fatigue syndrome identified (February 27, 2015)

Mammals harbour 'at least 320,000 new viruses' by Rebecca Morelle (September 2, 2013)

Mers: Deadly coronavirus found in tomb bat by Rebecca Morelle (August 22, 2013)

New flu virus found in seals concerns scientists by Matt McGrath (July 31, 2012)

Can Crowdsourcing Beat the Flu? by Brian Wheeler (November 17, 2011)


The Brian Lehrer Show: Miami Receives First Travel Advisory for Zika Issued in the U.S. (August 2, 2016)

The Leonard Lopate Show: How to Contain and Control the Ebola Outbreak (August 8, 2014)

NYC's Water Tanks Filled With Bacteria? (January 27, 2014)

Folic Acid For Pregnant Mothers Cuts Kids' Autism Risk (February 12, 2013)

The Brian Lehrer Show: Flu Facts (April 27, 2009)

The Brian Lehrer Show: H1N1 Number 15 (June 12, 2009) 

Virus May be The Cause of Bee Disappearance by John Nielsen (September 7, 2007)


On Point: West Africa's Ebola Epidemic Spreads (August 18, 2014)

On Point: Responding To MERS (May 22, 2014)

Deadly MERS Virus Circulates Among Arabian Camels by Richard Knox (February 25, 2014)

Deadly Middle East Coronavirus Found In An Egyptian Tomb Bat by Michaeleen Doucleff

PRI's The World: Deadly MERS Virus Traced to Bats in Saudi Arabia (August 22, 2013)

Avian Influenza Virus Killing New England’s Baby Seals (August 1, 2012)


Health Buzz: Fever During Pregnancy Linked to Higher Autism Spectrum Disorder Risk by David Oliver (June 14, 2017)

Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? by Robert Preidt (April 4, 2017)

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Dennis Thompson (February 27, 2015)

New 'Seal Flu' Outbreak Could Pose Threat to Humans by Jason Koebler (July 31, 2012)

Autism Gastro Problems May be Linked to Gut Bacteria (January 10, 2012)


Autism risk increases 34% if mom has fever while pregnant, study says by Ashley May (June 14, 2017)

Researchers uncover the disgusting truth about NYC rats by Lindsay Deutsch (October 15, 2014)

Deadly MERS virus turns up in U.S. for first time by Karen Weintraub and Doug Stanglin (May 2, 2014)


Herpes virus may be a trigger for autism by Meredith Wadman (February 22, 2017)

NIH to double funding for chronic fatigue syndrome, but patient distrust remains by Meredith Wadman (November 10, 2016)

Vaginal bacteria species can raise HIV infection risk and undermine prevention by Jon Cohen (July 18, 2016)

A young doctor fights to cure his own rare, deadly disease by Jennifer Couzin-Frankel (July 13, 2016)

Discovered a disease? WHO has new rules for avoiding offensive names by Kai Kupferschmidt (May 11, 2015)

Deadly MERS Virus Has Infected Camels at Least Since 1992 by Kai Kupferschmidt (February 25, 2014)

ScienceShot: MERS Study Reveals Genetic Bouquet by Kelly Servick (September 20, 2013)

BRAIN Initiative Gets (a Little) More Detailed by Emily Underwood (September 17, 2013)

Alarm Over Autism Test by Emily Underwood (September 13, 2013)

Bat Out of Hell? Egyptian Tomb Bat May Harbor MERS Virus by Kai Kupferschmidt (August 22, 2013)

Researchers Scramble to Understand Camel Connection to MERS by Kai Kupferschmidt (August 16, 2013)

Camels May Transmit New Middle Eastern Virus by Kai Kupferschmidt (August 8, 2013)

Live Chat: The Next Plague moderated by Martin Enserink (March 20, 2013) 

Final Study Confirms: Virus Not Implicated in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Martin Enserink (September 18, 2012)

Nightmare of an Exploding Pandemic by Kristen L. Mueller (November 25, 2011)

Chat: Contagion and the Threat of Viral Pandemic with Jon Cohen, Ian Lipkin and Laurie Barrett (September 8, 2011)

Biodefense 10 years later: Helping Hollywood Create and Battle a Pandemic by Jon Cohen (September 2011)

No Meeting of Minds on XMRV's Role in Chronic Fatigue, Cancer by Jocelyn Kaiser (September 17, 2010)


Bats are global reservoir for deadly coronaviruses by Amy Maxmen (June 12, 2017)

Biological underpinnings of chronic fatigue syndrome begin to emerge by Amy Maxmen (March 28, 2017)

Brazil asks whether Zika acts alone to cause birth defects by Declan Butler (July 25, 2016)

Trial of blood-based Ebola therapy disappoints by Declan Butler (January 6, 2016)

The Next Time by Declan Butler (August 6, 2015)

US suspends risky disease research by Sara Reardon (October 22, 2014)

Camels in Saudi Arabia teeming with MERS virus by Beth Mole (February 25, 2014)

Scientists call for urgent talks on mutant-flu research in Europe by Heidi Ledford (December 20, 2013)

A Mobius strip of scientific imagination: How deep does the relationship between science fiction and science go? by Paige Brown (October 11, 2013)

A comprehensive virus survey now could save billions in avoided health care costs later, experts say by Liz Devitt (Sepember 3, 2013)

Deadly coronavirus found in bats by Beth Mole (August 23, 2013)

Emergence of H7N9 avian flu hints at broader threat by Beth Mole (August 21, 2013)

The scientist who put the nail in XMRV's coffin by Ewen Callaway (September 18, 2012)

Infectious Disease: Blowing In The Wind by Jennifer Frazer (April 4, 2012)

Hollywood Goes Viral with New Contagion Movie by Hannah Waters (September 7, 2011)

Better Biosurveillance Could Halt Disease Spread by Gayathri Valdyanathan (June 29, 2011)

Fighting for a Cause by Ewen Callaway (March 2011)

Straight talk with...Ian Lipkin by Erica Westly (September 2009)


Strain Game: Could Information About a Lab-made Virus Really Help Evildoers Create a Biological Weapon?by Carl Zimmer (December 22, 2011)


'Patient zero': The misunderstood stories of how disease spreads by Jacqueline Howard (November 8, 2016)

Erin Burnett Outfront: Expert: Ebola could arrive in the U.S. (July 30, 2014)

Will MERS become a global threat? By W. Ian Lipkin (May 21, 2014)

Sanjay Gupta: MERS virus detected in U.S. (May 5, 2014)

MERS coronavirus in 74% of Saudi Arabian camels by Miriam Falco (February 25, 2014)

Early Start: Newly discovered virus takes more lives, spreads (May 29, 2013)

Erin Burnett OutFront: Threatening letters to Bloomberg test positive for ricin (May 29, 2013)

Erin Burnett OutFront: Flu Widespread in 41 states (January 10, 2013)

Bird flu has jumped to baby seals, scientists discover (July 31, 2012)

Nature: More Flu Surveillance Needed by Elizabeth Landau (March 29, 2012)


Zika infections late in pregnancy led to no defects in study By Mike Stobbe (June 15, 2016)

US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germs by Mike Stobbe (February 3, 2016) 


STUDY: MERS VIRUS INFECTING CAMELS SINCE 1992 by Maria Cheng (February 25, 2014)



Molecular profile hints at inflammatory processes in chronic fatigue by Lisa Rapaport (July 31, 2017)

Prenatal fever linked to autism risk by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock (June 13, 2017)

Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune system by Julie Steenhuysen (February 12, 2016) 

Study on biology of chronic fatigue illness stirs debate by Kate Kelland (February 27, 2015)


Deadly Middle East respiratory virus strikes in US by Kerry Sheridan (May 3, 2014)

Camels likely source of MERS virus in people by Kerry Sheridan (February 25, 2014)


Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study by Steven Reinberg (June 14, 2017)

Bats Harbor Viruses That Could Cause Outbreaks in Humans by Robert Preidt (June 12, 2017)

Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? by Alan Mozes (April 27, 2017)


Fevers During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk, Study Shows by Maggie Fox (June 13, 2017)

Study Builds Argument That Infections May Cause Autism by Maggie Fox (February 22, 2017)

New Virus Found in Blood Supply — But Don't Freak Out Just Yet by Maggie Fox (September 22, 2015)

New York Is Abuzz About Rats, Fleas and Plague ... But Don't Panic by Alan Boyle (March 3, 2015)

Ebola lethal, not easily spread: Virus expert by Meg Tirrell (October 24, 2014)

NYC Rats Carry Large Number of Pathogens: Study by Matthew R. Warren (October 17, 2014)

Camels May Be Source of Mystery MERS Virus in Middle East by Maggie Fox (February 25, 2014)

Deadly new MERS virus traced to Egyptian tomb bat by Maggie Fox (August 21, 2013)


Video: Rare, Potentially-Deadly Tick-Borne Disease Powassan Found in New York, New Jersey (May 10, 2017)

NYC Rats Are Even Grosser Than You Thought, Study Finds by Gillian Mohney (October 14, 2014)

SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads to New Countries by Gillian Mohney (April 28, 2014)

West Nile Virus Danger (August 18, 2012)


Fever during pregnancy linked to autism risk, study finds by Mary Brophy Marcus (June 15, 2017)

New York City rats, fleas could carry bubonic plague (March 3, 2015)

Some Advice To Avoid Getting The Dreaded Flu (January 9, 2013)


The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers - Ian Lipkin: Microbe Hunter (November 11, 2012)

Director Steven Soderbergh, writer Scott Z. Burns and CII Director Ian Lipkin discuss Contagion with Charlie Rose (September 14, 2011)


Q&A: What's Behind Worst-Ever Ebola Outbreak in West Africa? by Karen Weintraub (June 27, 2014)

Why a MERS Vaccine Won't Be Easy by Karen Weintraub (May 23, 2014)

CII Director Ian Lipkin speaks with Boyd Matson about how scientists identify infectious diseases on National Geographic Weekend (November 15, 2008)

U.S. Bee Collapse May Be Due to Alien Virus by Stefan Lovgren (September 6, 2007) 

Holy Virus Treasure Trove, Batman! by Ed Yong


Bats a Major Global Reservoir of Coronaviruses by Diana Kwon (June 12, 2017)

New Fish Virus Discovered by Catherine Offord (April 7, 2016)

NYC Rats Harbor Plague Fleas by Bob Grant (March 3, 2015)

How Many Mammalian Viruses? by Ed Yong (September 3, 2013)

Gorilla Warfare: As Ecotourism Becomes More Popular, Wild Apes are Succumbing to Human Diseases by Jef Akst (October 1, 2011)


Protons, Electrons, and Hepatitis C by Jessica Wapner (November 9, 2011)


Top 100 stories of 2014 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Gets Some Respect By Julie Rehmeyer  (Jan/Feb 2016 issue)

Any Deadly Viruses to Declare? by Carl Zimmer (January 10, 2012)

Flu Fighters by Carl Zimmer (February 3, 2012)

The Virus Hunter by Pamela Weintraub (April 2012)


Could an Infection Cause Tourette's-Like Symptoms in Teenage Girls? by Karen Schrock (February 3, 2012)


What pregnant women actually need to know about herpes by Rachel Feltman (February 22, 2017)

Plague-Associated Fleas Found on New York City Rats by Mary Beth Griggs (March 2, 2015)


NYC rats carrying fleas linked to bubonic plague, study finds (March 4, 2015)

Study on biology of chronic fatigue illness stirs debate (March 2, 2015) 

New diseases found in NYC rats (October 15, 2014)

The O'Reilly Factor: Containing the Spread of Ebola (October 24, 2014)

The O'Reilly Factor: Ebola Patient in Dallas Dies (October 8, 2014)

The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson: How is Ebola outbreak being contained, dealt with? (August 4, 2014)

The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson: What would happen if Ebola hit the US? (July 31, 2014)

New flu strain in seals could pose risk to human health, experts say by Loren Grush (July 31, 2012)


Should You Map Your Microbiome? by Nicolas Pollock and James Hamblin (May 12, 2016)

The Scary Thing About A Virus That Kills Farmed Fish by Ed Yong ( April 5, 2016)

A Boost for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research by Olga Khazan (Oct 29, 2015)

The New Technique That Finds All Known Human Viruses in Your Blood by Ed Yong (September 22, 2015)

A Biological Basis for Chronic-Fatigue Syndrome by Cari Romm (March 3, 2015) 

How Did Bird Flu Kill 162 Baby Seals? By Brian Fung (July 31, 2012)


Stopping the Next Plague By Chase Scheinbaum (September 26, 2012)


BunsenBwog: A Sunday Morning Chat with W. Ian Lipkin By Zach Kagan (September 29, 2012)


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Mouse Hepatitis Virus May Help End Chimp Research By Sara Reardon (April 17, 2013)


Herpes infection during pregnancy linked to autism risk by Isabel Teotonio (February 22, 2017)

Camels likely source of deadly coronavirus, study shows by Jennifer Yang (February 25, 2014)

Coronavirus spreading in Middle East may be linked to camels By Jennifer Yang (August 8, 2013)

Hepatitis C breakthrough could save chimpanzees from medical research By Jennifer Yang (April 24, 2013)

Mummified remains yield oldest smallpox DNA known by Ivan Semeniuk (December 8, 2016)

Gut bacteria linked to chronic fatigue by Tom Whipple (April 26, 2017)

Autism risk tied to fever during pregnancy (June 14, 2017)

Infections during pregnancy may be twice as likely to cause autism: study (February 24, 2017)

What we know about Zika virus (July 8, 2016)


Here’s why fever in pregnancy is tied to a 40 per cent increased risk of autism for babies by Carmen Chai (June 14, 2017)

Reality check: Does herpes during pregnancy double autism risk for your baby? by Carmen Chai (February 23, 2017)

MERS virus probably infecting camels for at least 2 decades: study By Helen Branswell (February 25, 2014)

Virus fragment from bat in Saudi Arabia perfect match for MERS virus: study By Helen Branswell (August 21, 2013)

Progress in MERS research may be in sight By Helen Branswell (July 8, 2013)


Is This Why You're Still So Tired? Chronic fatigue syndrome finally gets its due  By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock (Nov 22, 2015)


Could it be Lyme? Why the disease is so hard to diagnose By Linda Carroll (June 5, 2017)

Rare, tick-borne Powassan virus worries some experts about possible spread By Linda Carroll (May 1, 2017)


Meet Ian Lipkin, Microbe Hunter and Hollywood Consultant (August 20, 2013)

The Real Virologist Behind "Contagion" (September 30, 2011)


First biological proof that ME is real found by scientists by Sarah Knapton (February 27, 2015)

Is Mers virus spread by bats? by Harriet Alexander

Ebola: Fever Rising (from the print edition)

The Origin of MERS: Watching the Detectives by Alex Berezow


Fever While Pregnant Increases Autism Chance By 40% In Newborns by Pritha Paul (June 15, 2017)

Genital herpes in pregnancy tied to higher risk of autism in boys by Léa Surugue (February 22, 2017)

MERS Outbreak 2015: How Vaccinating Millions Of Camels In The Middle East Might Stop The Deadly Virus by Amy Nordrum (June 11, 2015)



NYC Rats Carrying a Host of Scary Diseases by Megan Gannon (October 15, 2014)

New MERS Virus Widespread in Camels by Rachel Rettner (February 25, 2014) 


The truth behind claims autism can be triggered by herpes by Alexandra Simon-Lewis (February 23, 2017)

Plague, Fleas, and the Rats of New York City by Gwen Pearson (March 2, 2015)


Meet the World’s Top Virus Hunter by Sarah Zhang (March 7, 2014)


Pregnant Women With Herpes May Be More Likely To Have Kids With Autism by Azeen Ghorayshi (February 22, 2017)

With Significant Advances But Little Money, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Tries Crowdfunding by David Tuller (March 28, 2014)


A single tick bite could put you at risk for at least 6 different diseases by Kevin Loria (June 25, 2016)

Blood biomarkers found for chronic fatigue syndrome (February 27, 2015)

How Much Should People Worry About The 'Unprecedented' Ebola Outbreak In Guinea? by Lauren F. Friedman (March 31, 2014)


How to Name a Disease by Kaleigh Rogers (May 13, 2015)

Boil Your Camel Milk If You Don't Want to Get MERS by Kayla Ruble (April 30, 2014)


Airports on high alert for fliers with Ebola symptoms by Bob Fredericks (July 30, 2014)


Yes, You Can Catch Insanity by Andrew Curry (April 16, 2015)

A Deadly Virus Is Arrested in the Middle East by Karen Weintraub (September 11, 2014)


New York Rats Are the Best Rats (at Having Germs New to Science) by Dayna Evans (October 14, 2014)


Oh rats! Study finds New York City rodents found with fleas that could carry bubonic plague, other more dangerous viruses by Meredith Engel, Kerry Burke, Dareh Gregorian (March 4, 2015)

Study reveals rats in NYC carry variety of infectious bacteria by Larry McShane (October 14, 2014)


NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than You Imagined By Jessica Roy (March 3, 2015)

New Evidence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’s Biological Roots by Melissa Dahl (February 27, 2015)

NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than We Thought By Joe Coscarelli (October 14, 2014)


City's Rats a Real Dirty Bunch, Research Finds (March 4, 2015)

Study: Dangerous Hantavirus Detected in City's Rat Population (October 15, 2014)


Zika Virus A Risk To Us 'As A Species,' Health Officials Warn by Rebecca Fishbein (July 1, 2016)

NYC Rats Now Carrying Same Fleas That Spread Bubonic Plague (March 3, 2015)

Rats Are Carrying All Sorts Of Mysterious Viruses Scientists Can't Identify by Rebecca Fishbein (October 15, 2014)


What You Need to Know About the Flu (February 1, 2018)

Why You Should Be Concerned About the Zika Virus (February 1, 2016)

How to Know if You Have Chronic Fatigue (March 5, 2015)

Contagion: Are We at Risk? (September 16, 2011)


The Real Threat of 'Contagion' (September 16, 2011)


MERS death toll in Saudi Arabia reaches 111 by Erin Conroy (May 5, 2014)


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CDC Reveals Spread of Mosquitoes Able to Carry Zika by Gillian Mohney (June 22, 2017)


TWiV special: MERS-coronavirus in dromedary camels (February 25, 2014)

Today’s weather in virology (August 25, 2013)

Hepaciviruses and pegiviruses in bats and rodents (May 5, 2013)

TWiV Special: A paradigm for pathogen de-discovery (September 18, 2012)

Look What the Dog Dragged In (June 12, 2011)

Virologists in the Mist (April 10, 2011)


David Sirota interviews CII Director Ian Lipkin about his contribution to Contagion (September 22, 2011)


Zombie Apocalyse by Neil Degrasse Tyson (June 2, 2013)


The Rapid Spread of the Zika Virus by Ian Masters (January 26, 2016) 

Panic Over Ebola by Ian Masters (August 5, 2014)

Could a Deadly New Virus MERS Spread with the Hajj? by Ian Masters (July 2, 2013)