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Public health lessons from Mexico's handling of the H1N1 influenza outbreak -- from information transmission to virus transmission.
Answers to questions about the swine flu -- from the government's response and whether the virus can be contained, to ways to take early precautions.
Pakistan's limited water supply is making many millions sick from water-borne diseases such as diarrhea, hepatitis and typhoid.
Panama's campaign to vaccinate girls against cervical cancer focuses on cancer but not the sexually transmitted virus.
The global effort to combat Malaria faces possible major setback as doctors fight to eliminate a drug-resistant malaria parasite in Cambodia.
Inadequate sanitation kills more people in developing nations than AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria.
Lead batteries are becoming a deadly problem in developing countries where they are melted down and sold as scrap metal.
Rice genetically modified to produce Vitamin A could be the answer to some childhood health problems in the developing world.
Iran imprisons two doctors, architects of its HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, over alleged plot to overthrow the government.
A new study links health with economic change, focusing on the collapse of the Soviet Union and higher death rates of men.

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