#Disease

  • Article: Humanitarian Aid Was Just Blocked to the Country Facing the World’s Biggest Humanitarian Crisis
    Citizenship

    Humanitarian Aid Was Just Blocked to the Country Facing the World’s Biggest Humanitarian Crisis

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 8, 2017

    Yemen faces violence, hunger, and disease on a massive scale. Read more

  • Article: As Many as 1 Million Americans with Little-Known 'Kissing Disease' Will Finally Get Treatment
    Health

    As Many as 1 Million Americans with Little-Known 'Kissing Disease' Will Finally Get Treatment

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 31, 2017

    You don’t want to know how this infection spreads. Read more

  • Article: This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens
    Health

    This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 16, 2017

    “Gene drive” could be the answer to mosquito-borne diseases — or the next biological nightmare. Read more

  • Article: With Aid Trucks Blocked, ‘Very Dangerous’ Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria
    Health

    With Aid Trucks Blocked, ‘Very Dangerous’ Polio Cases Confirmed in Syria

    By Joe McCarthy|June 16, 2017

    There seems to be no relief from suffering. Read more

  • Article: Zika Spreads to Miami Beach; CDC Issues Travel Warning
    Health

    Zika Spreads to Miami Beach; CDC Issues Travel Warning

    By Cassie Carothers|Aug. 19, 2016

    Pregnant women should avoid the popular tourist destination, officials warn. Read more

  • Article: 100 years ago, polio terrorized New York
    Health

    100 years ago, polio terrorized New York

    By Joe McCarthy|June 30, 2016

    The US defeated the disease in 1972, but it still persists elsewhere. Read more

  • Article: Obama calls for AIDS-free world by 2030
    Health

    Obama calls for AIDS-free world by 2030

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2016

    Back when the first cases were identified 35 years ago, the outlook was grim. Read more

  • Article: How a town in Alabama has a TB rate that’s worse than many developing nations
    Health

    How a town in Alabama has a TB rate that’s worse than many developing nations

    By Megha Cherian |Feb. 2, 2016

    Tuberculosis strikes in the rural US. Read more