Epidemics

Treat the NHS as a religion, and you give it the right to run your life

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Don’t drink, don’t smoke, keep fit, die young

How Spain got blamed for the Spanish flu — and where to find Ebola on a map

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Plagued by stigma The World Health Organisation told doctors to stop naming diseases after people, places and animals so as…

Panic about Ebola in Africa – not here

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Got Ebola yet? Early symptoms are very difficult to distinguish from either winter flu or, indeed, a particularly bad hangover.…