#Public health

  • Article: Philippines Declares Public Health Emergency Amid Outbreak of Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus

    Philippines Declares Public Health Emergency Amid Outbreak of Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2019

    There’s been a 98% jump in reported cases compared to the year before. Read more

  • Article: Record-Setting Heat Wave in Europe Bears 'Signature of Climate Change'

    Record-Setting Heat Wave in Europe Bears 'Signature of Climate Change'

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 25, 2019

    Heat waves are becoming more common, more intense, and longer-lasting. Read more

  • Article: Major Health Groups Call Climate Change a 'True Public Health Emergency'

    Major Health Groups Call Climate Change a 'True Public Health Emergency'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 24, 2019

    “It’s harming our children’s health, our parents’ health, and people in the poorest communities.” Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases
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    Bill Gates: Afghanistan and Pakistan Must 'Get to Zero' Polio Cases

    By Joe McCarthy|March 26, 2019

    The Gates Foundation has donated nearly $5 billion to the cause. Read more

  • Article: 'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says

    'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 19, 2019

    Water contamination alone will cause millions of premature deaths. Read more

  • Article: Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak

    Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “Public health officials and parents share a desire to protect children." Read more

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

    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