Articles by Donald G. McNeil Jr.



Bird Flu on Retreat in Countries It Once Hit

  • 15 May 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Even as it crops up in the far corners of Europe and Africa, the virulent bird flu that raised fears of a human pandemic has been largely snuffed out in the parts of Southeast Asia where it claimed its first and most numerous victims.

Tenacity Wears Down a Worm

  • 30 March 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
A 20-year campaign has almost destroyed Guinea worm, an invasive parasite.

Drug-Resistant AIDS Strains Spread in Europe

  • 17 July 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The biggest study so far of resistance to AIDS drugs, released Wednesday at an international AIDS conference in Paris, finds that about 10 percent of all newly infected patients in Europe are infected with drug-resistant strains.

European Food Safety Proposal Has No Teeth

U.S. Eyes Romanian Engineers

NEWS ANALYSIS: Little Incentive for Congo Truce

Zambia Finally Reaches Deal on Copper Mines