Poor conditions at US border facilities increase the risk of spreading infectious diseases like the flu, physicians warned this morning in a letter urging Congress to investigate the deaths of 6 children in US custody. Noting that flu played a role in at least 3 deaths,…

GHN lives to highlight the critical health stories in the news—so we’re thrilled to be at the Association of Health Care Journalists conference happening now in Baltimore.

“True knowledge is hard won,” says Kay Dickersin, and when journals shut down or results go unreported, this knowledge is lost.   This means future studies may waste time duplicating work, patients could be harmed and the progress of science slows.   Dickersin, Epidemiology…

KIGALI—The delegates assembled for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning are more than just advocates of family planning, Gates Institute Director Jose “Oying” Rimon II said in his opening remarks. They might as well be superheroes, because family planning…

Despite a 2016 UN Resolution protecting health professionals from attacks and threats, modern anti-terror laws in many states are misused to cast healthcare as a form of support to the enemy, leaving providers vulnerable to prosecution.

WASHINGTON, DC—In mid-May, the US National Security Advisor assembled a team of top advisors to discuss the mysterious illness emerging in Germany and Venezuela, with hundreds of cases and dozens of deaths since mid-April. Patients, including US military members, were…

As a 9-year-old, the future co-founder and CEO of Last Mile Health escaped the the civil war that erupted in Liberia—but it would not be the last he’d see of the country.

The first Fungal Disease Awareness Week, sponsored by the US CDC, may not be big on festivities but it highlights an important issue.

The cholera vaccine’s effectiveness has long been debated due to variant study findings. To resolve the discrepancies, a team led by JHSPH researchers conducted an extensive literature review.

Ellen J. MacKenzie, an expert on improving trauma care systems and policy, has been named the 11th dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.