Measles. A strange polio-like paralysis. Ebola. In the last year, the spread of infectious disease has become standard fare for the nightly news. As such diseases grab headlines, child-care providers, families, schools, and public health officials are turning to new ways of understanding and coping with the spread of disease
Kristina Grifantini, M.S., is an award-winning science writer hailing from Boston. She has written hundreds of technology and medical articles for a variety of publications, including Technology Review magazine, Sky & Telescope magazine, LiveScience, and others. Chat with her on Twitter: @kgrifant or visit KristinaG.com.