South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.
Cholera has killed hundreds of Zimbabweans...and infected thousands. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about the disease from Rita Colwell, a cholera expert at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Zimbabwe's escalating cholera outbreak has prompted calls from the US-based Physicians for Human Rights to charge the country's President with crimes against humanity. The World's Laura Lynch has the story.
Iran has one of the best HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs in the world. But two of the architects of that system have now been thrown in jail. The World's Marco Werman hears their story from Sarah Kalloch of Physicians for Human Rights.
China has just reported four new human cases of bird flu -- three of them fatal -- as millions of Chinese prepare to travel throughout the country for the lunar New Year. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has this update.