global health
Global Virus Doc
Global Virus Doc
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Author and researcher Peter Hotez explains the campaign to combat neglected tropical diseases.
Thomas Frieden, Former CDC Chief, Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges
Thomas Frieden, Former CDC Chief, Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 24, 2018
A woman told police in July that Frieden groped her in his Brooklyn apartment in October 2017.
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Head of Global Health Security Ousted from White House
Shawna Williams | May 10, 2018
The position was eliminated the same week a new Ebola outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Aug 18, 2017
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Cholera Ripping Through Yemen
Diana Kwon | Jun 8, 2017
More than 100,000 cases of the bacterial disease have been reported in the war torn country.
Famed Statistician and Data Visualizer Dies
Famed Statistician and Data Visualizer Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 8, 2017
Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute has passed away at age 68.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2017
Intellectual property theft, gun violence, scientific failure, and more
Meet the Three Finalists for WHO Director-General
Meet the Three Finalists for WHO Director-General
Diana Kwon | Jan 26, 2017
The World Health Organization announces three final candidates for the agency’s top position. 
Global Food-Related Disease Estimate
Global Food-Related Disease Estimate
Jef Akst | Dec 7, 2015
More than 400,000 people—including 125,000 children—die from foodborne illness every year, according to the World Health Organization.
WHO: Few Countries Protecting Antibiotics
WHO: Few Countries Protecting Antibiotics
Kerry Grens | Apr 30, 2015
Just a quarter of countries have an action plan in place to address antibiotic resistance, according to a survey by the World Health Organization.