What you need to know about infectious disease, from symptoms and treatments to the latest outbreaks and issues across the globe.
Sign up for the newsletter Today, Explained
Understand the world with a daily explainer plus the most compelling stories of the day.
The Ebola outbreak is under control, but the developing world remains rife with life-threatening diseases that we in the West barely notice. I should know — I caught three of them in three months.
I spent years trying to convince my wife to get her daughter vaccinated. What I learned is that we can't argue people out of their fears, and only empathy will end anti-vax hysteria.
Sign up for the newsletter Vox Recommends
Curated picks of the best Vox journalism to read, watch, and listen to every week, from our editors.