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As Bombing Resumes, Saudi Arabia's Stranglehold Over Yemen Tightens

As the Yemen bombing campaign resumes, the wounded are piling up in Sanaa — but the hospitals are starved of supplies to staunch the bleeding.

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In Eastern Ukraine, Doctors Are ‘Terrorists’ and Antibiotics Are Herbs

Donetsk's medical system is crumbling and starved of even the most basic supplies. What will happen when the current cease-fire collapses?

Argument

The Starving Children of Helmand Province

Already gripped by violence and poverty, Afghanistan is now in a malnutrition crisis that has left a quarter of its children underweight and could cost the country millions.

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Nepal’s Next Disaster

Kathmandu has become a city of makeshift shelters and crowded campsites — and it's setting the stage for a sanitation catastrophe that could kill thousands more.

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The Collapse of Chávezcare

Doctors are fleeing. Aspirin, condoms, even bandages are in short supply. How the dream of free health care is turning into a nightmare for Venezuela.

Sightlines

Decoder: The Plague

There are up to 2,000 cases of the deadly disease annually worldwide. Could the Islamic State create even more?

Tea Leaf Nation

China Has Its Own Anti-Vaxxers. Blame the Internet.

Misinformation and mistrust are endangering the country's vaccination program.

Argument

International Development’s Awkward Stage

The international development community loves children -- but it is surprisingly disengaged when it comes to youth, their needs, and the whole issue of s-e-x.

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