Tara C. Smith

Tara C. Smith, an associate professor of epidemiology at Kent State, studies zoonotic diseases and blogs at Aetiology. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook.

Medical Examiner
Aug. 5 2014 11:51 AMEbola Was Already HereHow to contain the deadly hemorrhagic fevers that occasionally reach the United States.
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Oct. 23 2013 1:16 PMDisaster Breeds DisasterWhy things can always get worse, even when you’re battling zombies.
Pandemics
Dec. 4 2012 5:45 AMWhat Is the World’s Most Dangerous Animal?Sharks? Lions? Grizzly bears? Try bats.
Medical Examiner
July 11 2014 11:18 AMThe Persistent Danger of PoxesWhere else could smallpox be found?
Medical Examiner
April 10 2013 1:12 PMNature’s Bioterrorist AgentsJust how bad is the new bird flu?