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In Hawaii, Rat Lungworm Disease Infects People but Eludes Researchers

A tropical parasite transmitted through rats and snails has caught the attention of health officials in…

Personal Health: When Travelers Bring Skin Infections Back as Souvenirs

A 5-year-old girl was brought to the emergency room at Evelina London Children’s Hospital with itchy,…

Global Health: Widespread Testing Begins on Malaria Vaccine That Is Only Partly Effective

With malaria deaths rebounding worldwide, a pilot program testing a new and fiercely debated malaria vaccine…

Trilobites: Look What the Cat Dragged In: Parasites

Domestic animals can contract parasites from insects and ticks, prey, soil or other animals and can…