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.…

Nearly every January since 2003, Alfred Sommer has journeyed to Switzerland to participate in the annual World Economic Forum. This year Sommer, Dean Emeritus of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, sent GHN his highlights on health from Davos.