Air pollution contributes to 5 million deaths globally each year and causes stunted growth, cognitive deficits, heart and lung disease and other problems. But some cities and countries have made significant progress in reducing air pollution. The key is to know the local…
Time to Act: WHO’s New Snakebite Strategy
May 24, 2019
Start the clock. After 24 hours, some 7,400 people will have been bitten by snakes, and 220 to 380 of them will die.
Booster Shot for Vaccines
May 22, 2019
It wasn’t so much the message as the messenger.
“Vaccines are some of the most thoroughly tested medical products we have. Vaccines are safe, effective, and lifesaving.”