| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Day Two: part two.. Fun with cholera!
So the first thing I noticed in Haiti is the garbage and sewage mix that you see in or along every street. Except for here and there, the constant stream makes way for a massive stinking heap. I saw a few today...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 3:39 AM
Three people who contracted cholera at a wedding in the Dominican Republic before returning to New York have recovered, and the risk of their infecting anyone else is low, officials said Sunday.
None of the three adults had to be hospitalized, said...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
After the surging ocean waters spawned by Japan's magnitude 8.9 earthquake receded from that country's northeast coast, the drowned were only the first victims to be counted.
Over the next several days, physicians and public health officials in Japan can...
| Mar 13, 2011
After the surging ocean waters spawned by Japan's magnitude 8.9 earthquake receded, the drowned were only the first victims to be counted.
In the coming days, physicians and public health officials along Japan's hard-hit eastern coast can expect a second...
| Aug 12, 2011
In its charting of a Chicago epidemic and belief in the power of street-level human empathy, the superb documentary "The Interrupters" comes to us at a time when the notion of conflict resolution has been sidelined utterly on the national political level....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year.
Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Laguna Beach welcomes more than 6 million visitors annually to its sandy shores. Now visitors who stay in the city's 22 hotels and lodging establishments will be inadvertent participants in a citywide effort to recycle all of the soaps, shampoos, hair...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:19 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has broken out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, home to nearly 500,000 Somali refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Insecurity also continues to hamper aid efforts following the kidnapping of Western aid...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 12:14 PM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego State University students will soon begin studying the connection between climate change and the spread of infectious disease, thanks to a grant which will fund summer and research programs, the university announced Monday.