global health

Health

Trump Just Reinstated a Global Anti-Abortion Rule That Has Increased Abortions

Republicans’ latest attack on abortion access will likely produce more abortions.
Ankita Rao
1.23.17
Health

After Escaping War, Syrian Refugees Are Left Facing ‘Silent Killers'

Non-communicable diseases like diabetes are prevalent among some refugee communities.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.4.17
Health

New, Genetically-Modified HIV Vaccine Enters Next Phase of Trials

Early trials showed the vaccine caused an immune response, but whether that’s enough to prevent someone from getting HIV is another question.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.1.16
Canada

How to Make a Hardware Store Drill Into a Surgical Tool

This attachment turns your everyday drill into a surgical tool.
Kate Lunau
7.21.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Malaria Up Close

This is why I wanted to go to Tanzania.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.1.16
disease

Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says

A new study looked at the long-term effects of the vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Building a Cure for Malaria

Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Mosquitoes Have Developed Resistance to Every One of Our Malaria-Fighting Tools

Though not widespread yet, this developing resistance threatens to render each of our most effective malaria-stopping technologies useless.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.16
Malaria's Last Stand

The True Cost of Malaria

The numbers measuring this scourge can be overwhelming and difficult to comprehend.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Malaria's Last Stand

What It's Like to Have Malaria 50 Times

Dr. John Lusingu has dedicated his career to studying malaria and searching for a vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Malaria's Last Stand

Will We Defeat Malaria?

Malaria has been killing off humans for almost all of recorded history, and we’ve finally got it cornered.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
News

CDC Doctor Says There’s No Question Zika Is Linked to Microcephaly

Efforts are now turning to preventing, and new concerns over links for paralysis-causing syndrome.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.3.16