by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on February 20, 2015 Updated: February 20, 2015
Global health leaders are urging countries to work harder toward eradicating diseases that affect more than 1 billion people around the world.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 6, 2015
Despite the prevailing media narrative, West Africans have taken the battle against Ebola in their own hands.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 29, 2014 Updated: December 29, 2014
"It would be a major failure on the part of everybody involved to have a lot of people die from malaria in the midst of the Ebola epidemic."
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 23, 2014 Updated: December 23, 2014
Researchers may be well on their way to meeting their June 2015 goal.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 19, 2014 Updated: December 19, 2014
A million people have been injured because of the war, and the country's medical systems are crumbling.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 12, 2014
Amid the frenzy about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States in recent months, many Americans may have forgotten about some more common deadly viruses.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
There may not be an approved vaccine to treat the deadly virus, but experts say that doesn't mean it's hopeless.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 3, 2014
The so-called "two finger test" has no scientific merit and is degrading to women, the international organization points out.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 1, 2014
Since 2001, annual estimates of the newly infected have fallen by nearly 40 percent.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on November 30, 2014 Updated: December 1, 2014
The rapidly worsening air quality in the Indian capital of Delhi has officials calling for drastic measures to address the growing public health emergency.