#Diseases

  • Article: The World Is Getting Healthier, But Certain Diseases Are Still Big Threats
    Health

    The World Is Getting Healthier, But Certain Diseases Are Still Big Threats

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 5, 2019

    Thanks to public health campaigns, world poverty is on the decline. Read more

  • Article: The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria
    Health

    The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 23, 2018

    China may be almost ready to say “zài jiàn” to malaria. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Unleash ‘Zombie Pathogens,’ Reviving Centuries-Old Diseases
    Environment

    Climate Change Could Unleash ‘Zombie Pathogens,’ Reviving Centuries-Old Diseases

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 25, 2018

    Permafrost is melting unusually quickly, revealing carcasses and bacteria frozen for years. Read more

  • Article: Why Zimbabwe's President Was Relieved of His WHO Appointment After Less Than 1 Week
    Health

    Why Zimbabwe's President Was Relieved of His WHO Appointment After Less Than 1 Week

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 23, 2017

    In 2016, only 30% of Zimbabwe's hospitals were running on full capacity. Read more

  • Article: The Incredibly Simple Way One Peru Slum Is Tackling Tuberculosis
    Health

    The Incredibly Simple Way One Peru Slum Is Tackling Tuberculosis

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 10, 2017

    The initiative aims at reducing TB deaths in 2017 to zero. Read more

  • Article: 8 deadly diseases to wipe out by 2030
    Health

    8 deadly diseases to wipe out by 2030

    By Meghan Werft|Oct. 13, 2015

    These diseases are scarier than whatever costume you’re planning for Halloween. Read more

  • Article: Toilets and tables--not as separate as they should be
    Water & Sanitation

    Toilets and tables--not as separate as they should be

    By Meghan Werft|July 17, 2015

    Find out what's really in your food and water. Read more

  • Article: 6 things you didn’t know about diarrhea
    Health

    6 things you didn’t know about diarrhea

    March 13, 2014

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