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March 31, 2014

 

A prairie dog at the zoo

Bubonic Plague Still Alive And Well

Think the black plague was a disease the disappeared centuries ago? Think again.

June 17, 2008

 

Citizens of Mexico City protecting themselves

The Flu Epidemic

The most lethal epidemic killer is more common than you might think, the flu. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

Heart Failure No Epidemic

True or false:we are now in the midst of a heart-failure epidemic? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 6, 2004

 

janeeyre

Jane Eyre: Typhus Vs. Typhoid

Have you ever wondered how typhus and typhoid are different?

May 24, 2004

 

Save the Eggs

Did you know that every year millions and millions of eggs are intentionally infected with flu viruses? Why is this? Find out on A Moment of Science.

March 22, 2004

 

The Importance of Hand Washing

In a recent study of people passing through major airports, it turned out that 30% weren't washing their hands in the bathroom. Learn more on hand washing.

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