As the World Health Organization votes in a monumental open ballot for its new chief, the developing world and the developed world are in a battle of ideas.
Is the global health community ready to stop another outbreak?
Why a new era of synthetic biology could make the dangers of the atomic age seem quaint.
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is over, but shocking new science suggests that tens of thousands of survivors could still be carriers.
In the wake of Ebola and the Zika outbreak, a new book maps out the best, smartest ways to combat man’s greatest killers.
The good doctor Kim is out to salvage the bank's global relevance. But his radical reforms have critics calling for his head.
As governor of New Jersey, his handling of Ebola quarantines was abysmal. And on the campaign trail, Chris Christie is promising to make the same mistakes all over again—this time with the Zika virus.
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked – and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
The epidemic has waned, but the virus still threatens the lives of women and children in West Africa.
Just weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free, the newest case of the deadly virus revealed worrying shortfalls in its ability to prevent another outbreak.
2013 Global Thinker Caroline Buckee and FP Voice Laurie Garrett discuss how human migration — and the refugee crisis — poses an immense problem to treating disease.