There is no national plan to deal with contagious disease in our busy skies. There is no consistent way to notify towers of incoming problems. And sometimes airplane cleanup crews ignore even basic hygiene.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
“When the Zika crisis began, we didn't know that Zika could be sexually transmitted,” said Cristina Perez de Natividad, “so initial proposals and plans didn’t include reproductive health education."
A epidemia de Zika no Brasil transformou o núcleo familiar, mas pouca atenção tem sido dada para as outras crianças: os irmãos e irmãs daqueles com a Síndrome Congênita da Zika.
Uma visita a Unidade de Saúde da Família nos morros do Recife esclarece a conexão entre moradia e saúde na comunidade.
O número de partos vivos reduziu em quase 10% em Pernambuco, o estado brasileiro onde a Zika foi primeiro detectada. O que levo a este declínio?
Scientists use algorithms in effort to forecast ground zero for next animal to human disease crisis.
A glimpse into daily life in San Salvador, often called the murder capital of the world.
Genetic engineering plan raises fears of 'Jurassic Park' invasion.
The number of live births declined by nearly 10 percent in Pernambuco, the state in Brazil where Zika was first detected. What accounts for the decline?
The Zika epidemic in Brazil transformed the entire family unit, but little attention has been paid to the other children—the siblings of children with congenital Zika syndrome.
A mother navigates the complexities and joys of daily life with three children post-Zika, in the northeast city of Recife.
Scientists deploy new weapons to eradicate an age-old enemy: Mosquitoes.