More than 1,600 people have died since August in what is the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.
People are dying worldwide because they lack something most in developed countries take completely for granted.
Patient numbers are rising as health responders struggle to fight Ebola in a Democratic Republic of Congo war zone.
The world's top infectious killer finally got a spot on the world's stage, but experts say more political will and accountability are needed to make a dent in fighting the disease.
The world is under threat from the growing risks of potentially pandemic diseases.
It’s going to take an estimated $26 million to quell the outbreak, and the U.S. has raised its contribution from $1 million to $8 million.
“The threat of a pandemic is serious, and it’s important families know we have a vigilant and experienced team in place.”
The World Health Organization is proposing to deploy the experimental Ebola vaccine against the new outbreak.
Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer is among the departures since John Bolton became head of the National Security Council.
The political will needed to end tuberculosis -- the world's top infectious killer -- may have arrived.
Global health experts consider Modi's commitment to stop tuberculosis to be a game-changer.
It could lead to a less-risky polio vaccine that doesn't require the actual virus to work.
In a world rife with daunting global challenges--from civil war in Syria, to ISIS, US relations with Russia, the refugee
By helping to build more stable and capable partners, global health efforts in turn boost U.S. national security objectives.
A new approach for controlling intestinal worm infections could help millions of the world's most vulnerable people
Research that my colleagues and I recently published shows expanded deworming programs may also have direct and, more significantly
Today more than ever we need leaders who are visionary, have integrity and strive for equity. These leaders need to be diplomatic and efficient to make things happen, but nasty enough to fight the battles that need to be fought in order to transform this world and to make it a world worth living in.