Half-a-million infected people threaten to spread the potent strand of tuberculosis further
Worldwide, the malaria mortality rate decreased by 45% between 2000 and 2012.
Health officials say the situation is “serious” after a domestic worker was hospitalized in November.
AIDS cases up 113% since 2012 in Eastern Europe
Was administered drugs for 15 months after birth
Immunization has plummeted because of violence
Since 1990, about 90 million young lives have been saved by interventions that improve health and reduce the risk of the most common causes of death among children.
Researchers discovered it before it became a pandemic, but there’s no vaccine for it yet
Promising trials hinted that circumcision could lower rates of HIV infection, but until now, researchers didn’t fully understand why
In the wake of emerging H7N9 cases in China, citizens are taking to the country’s social media service, Weibo, to post the latest tallies of individuals infected with the new bird flu strain. The deletion of some of the posts is …
SARS raised the worldwide alarm for how vulnerable we are to disease epidemics. Did we learn our lesson?
A final push to eradicate a disease has powerful friends — and a lot of money — behind it
A U.S. Senator’s daughter launches a nonprofit volunteer program to improve health care both in the developing world and at home