With few child-friendly treatments, more than half a million children who get sick with TB each year face a greater risk of dying. It’s also harder to detect TB in children, as TB’s telltale symptoms in adults—coughing, night sweats and blood in the phlegm or spit—are not…

Antibiotic-resistant infections are steadily spreading and could soon eclipse all other major global health challenges—but there’s still time to turn the tide, blogs Beth P. Bell, director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the CDC.…