#Disease

  • Article: The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo
    Health

    The Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Been Defeated in the Congo

    By Joe McCarthy|July 25, 2018

    The disease’s containment is a testament to improved health care. Read more

  • Article: 1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio
    Health

    1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio

    July 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new round of a polio immunization campaign went into action on Monday in Afghanistan. Read more

  • Article: India Celebrates Stopping a Deadly Virus Outbreak With a Bollywood-Inspired Music Video
    Health

    India Celebrates Stopping a Deadly Virus Outbreak With a Bollywood-Inspired Music Video

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 3, 2018

    The Nipah virus can be transferred through contact with infected fruit bats. Read more

  • Article: Melbourne Is Set to Put Malaria on the World Agenda
    Health

    Melbourne Is Set to Put Malaria on the World Agenda

    By Madeleine Keck|June 27, 2018

    The mosquito-borne infectious disease is the No. 1 killer in many countries worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Hong Kong Scientists Say 'Functional Cure' for HIV Is Within Reach
    Health

    Hong Kong Scientists Say 'Functional Cure' for HIV Is Within Reach

    June 19, 2018

    But it will still take time for the treatment to reach the masses. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria
    Health

    Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2018

    It’s the first country in the Americas to eliminate the disease in 45 years. Read more

  • Article: A Drug-Resistant Strain of Typhoid Is Going to Spread, Scientists Fear
    Health

    A Drug-Resistant Strain of Typhoid Is Going to Spread, Scientists Fear

    By Chris Gelardi|April 17, 2018

    One more mutation, and the strain could become untreatable. Read more