Managing Expectations for Guinea Worm
October 1, 2019
Smallpox is the only human pathogen has ever been eradicated; guinea worm was set to be the second by 2020—until now. WHO has “quietly” rolled back that target to 2030, reports Leslie Roberts.
The Debate Over Drinkable Seawater
March 12, 2019
20,000 global facilities produce a mere 1% of the world’s drinkable water at potentially significant environmental cost. But in areas where potable water sources are unsustainable for growing populations, what’s the breakdown of impact vs. urgency?