Why the United States Is Plagued With PlagueThe history of a racist, bungled public health battle.
Measles Is HorribleThe anti-vaccine movement is wrong to dismiss the disease’s dangers (as it is wrong about so many things).
Here’s Where We Stand With EbolaEven experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
America’s Ebola PanicWhat were the worst predictions a year ago, and did they come true?
We Will Always Have New EpidemicsHuman behavior is the biggest variable in any outbreak.
Ebola Was Already HereHow to contain the deadly hemorrhagic fevers that occasionally reach the United States.
Disaster Breeds DisasterWhy things can always get worse, even when you’re battling zombies.
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
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The Best of Slate Podcasts Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.