In the wake of World War II, there was one affliction America couldn’t shake: polio. When virologists rallied to fight back, a rift developed between two scientists: Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin.
A California toddler learns to cope with the effects of a mysterious disease that paralyzes.
India's Parsi community has been shrinking for decades. Now, to grow the population—or at least save it from extinction—India's government wants to increase the birthrate.
Sim Chi Yin speaks about her project 'Beijing's Rat Tribe.'
The Chinese dream goes underground.
In a megacity desperate for better planning, activists are calling for a more sustainable future for the Mumbai Port.
Kiribati President Anote Tong leads a Pacific island nation that’s facing a likely exodus due to rising sea levels. He weighs long-term options: stay and defend or flee to higher ground.
Three Pulitzer Center-supported journalists make Women Deliver's list of favorite journalists who deliver for women and children.
Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?
In the midst of Syria's civil war, doctors and a network of young volunteers are venturing into combat zones to vaccinate children against polio.
Courageous bands of volunteers are standing up to ISIS and the Assad regime to vaccinate Syrian children.
Health workers—many of them women—continue to face bullets and bombs as they inoculate children.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)