#Disease

  • 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

  • Article: Measles Outbreak Sweeps Across UK, Public Health England Warns
    Health

    Measles Outbreak Sweeps Across UK, Public Health England Warns

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 17, 2018

    There are more than 120 confirmed cases — months after the disease was announced to be eliminated. Read more

  • Article: 60,000 Rohingya Children Are Living in ‘Literal Cesspools’, UNICEF Says
    Water & Sanitation

    60,000 Rohingya Children Are Living in ‘Literal Cesspools’, UNICEF Says

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2018

    These children are "trapped and forgotten." Read more

  • 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