Anthony Fauci

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 A young woman reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola vaccine, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, on August 5th. Photograph:   Baz Ratner/Reuters

New drugs have drastically increased the chances of survival for people infected with Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever responsible for more than 12,000 deat(...)

Test tubes with blood samples from patients who have been tested for Zika  at the maternity ward of the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Photograph:  Reuters/Jorge Cabrera

It’s been a few months since alarm bells sounded about the spread of the Zika virus throughout South America and the Caribbean. We now know more about(...)

 Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci (right) and Dr Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a news conference where they responded to questions regarding the Zika virus at the White House, April 11th, 2016. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Top US health officials say the more they learn about Zika, the scarier the virus appears. Dr Anthony Fauci, of the National Institutes of Health, sa(...)

Ebola survivor Amber Vinson wipes her eye during a news conference upon her discharge from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia today. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

The second of two American nurses who became infected with Ebola while treating a Liberian man who died of the disease in Texas three weeks ago will b(...)

A hazmat team member arrives to clean a unit at the Ivy Apartments, where the confirmed Ebola virus patient was staying,  in Dallas, Texas. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The US government has called for calm over the single case of Ebola in the United States, seeking to reassure the American public that there is little(...)