There are three vaccines in development in Uganda that could be used to prevent the spread of Ebola. But that's not the only way the African nation is leading the fight against such a deadly disease.
In India, a country of 1.25 billion people, the government is struggling to get a handle on what’s known as “vector-borne diseases,” but there are signs of hope.
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Mosquito population densities in the tiny island nation of Singapore are a fraction of those in neighboring countries. That's no accident.
Hurricane Matthew devastated cacao trees at the heart of Haiti's burgeoning cocoa export business.
Over the next five years, the CDC is investing more than $2 billion to prepare itself, developing countries and state and local health departments to be able to respond to health emergencies.
As the World Health Organization's role in combating infectious diseases has diminished, the CDC has been filling the void.
These three graphics offer a glimpse at why researchers are so confounded by Zika’s uneven impact across the Americas.
She's sheltering hundreds of neighbors in her house, running a school and orphanage, and trying to get clean water to those in need.
What it means to be lucky in the aftermath of a brutal storm.