UK statistics showing the increase in Victorian diseases overlook the homeless population most at risk, those who often avoid seeking healthcare. How are organizations handling the challenges?
Outbreaks and Epidemics
In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
A visit to a Family Health Unit in the hills of Recife sheds light on the link between built environments and health outcomes.
Rising rates of chronic disease and deaths from violence can be curbed only if fighting is brought to an end, say researchers.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds that conditions that enabled the Zika epidemic in Brazil were not addressed —leaving the country, especially women and girls, at risk for future outbreaks.
Scientists worry the next devastating disease could be born where animals and humans mix in a Third World slum – then cross the globe. Zika may have been a preview.
Dormant pathogens and diseases are in danger of re-emerging as climate change melts long-frozen permafrost.
Yellow fever, a disease that moves from animals to people, is hitting hard in Brazil. Here are some of the people who have been affected by the outbreak.
Mother's faith guides struggle to care for daughter born with birth defects related to Zika.
In Brazil, a spike in yellow fever cases came after a drought was followed by deluge — and a bumper crop of mosquitoes.
In Brazil—earning trust and establishing rapport, one picture at a time.
Basic life skills can mean the difference between whether or not you get the story.