The Real Reason to Panic About China’s Plague Outbreak
It’s not the disease that’s worrisome—it’s the Chinese government’s response to it.
Mexico Is Setting a Global Example on HIV Treatment
But the president’s recent funding cuts to civil society organizations threaten to imperil their progress.
The World Bank Has the Money to Fight Ebola but Won’t Use It
In Congo, thousands of people have died due to a misguided finance-driven approach to fighting pandemics that puts investors before victims.
Donald Trump and Swine Fever Are Creating an Economic Crisis
A deadly outbreak in China and trade tariffs in the United States are threatening to send global markets into a tailspin.
How Alberta Won the Rat Race
One Canadian province has virtually eliminated its vermin—and shows how others can too.
The World’s Many Measles Conspiracies Are All the Same
The deadly disease is spreading rapidly around the globe, fueled by a cratering of social trust.
Sanctions or Saving Lives? Washington Juggles Another Pyongyang Dilemma
Trump administration pares back controversial “maximum pressure” strategy to allow charities to work in North Korea.
Bashar al-Assad Is Waging Biological War—By Neglect
By deliberately destroying and degrading public health infrastructure, the Syrian regime is reviving long-eradicated diseases and killing civilians.