The US Army’s targeted spraying of Agent Orange during the Vietnam war in the neutral nation of Laos  “secretly, illegally and in large amounts — remains one of the last untold stories of the American war in Southeast Asia.”  

Until a month ago, the CDC considered surgical masks sufficient protection for frontline health workers caring for patients outside of COVID-19 ICUs. By the time it updated guidelines, most of the 3,500 U.S. health care worker deaths from COVID-19 had already occurred. 

No syringes. No beds. But plenty of anger over as protesters lambasted Paraguay’s slow vaccine rollout as infections spike.

60,000+ people have fled Ethiopia’s Tigray region for Sudan, after months of conflict culminated in civilian massacres, destruction of health facilities, and a humanitarian crisis with at least 1 million displaced,

A decade after the start of the Syrian civil war, a “Syrian PTSD crisis” has taken hold, according to a 

Superspreader events have long been recognized as a key player in this pandemic.  

The unimaginable becomes real.  

For months, Africa’s intelligence and law enforcement circles have worried that counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines might flow through the continent’s free-trade ports, which are key economic drivers but also hubs for illicit imports, according to a deep-dive 

A humanitarian disaster is unfolding in Ethiopia as government and allied forces battling anti-government Tigray forces have been accused of sexual violence in the country’s north. Pro-government forces “operating with near-total impunity” are involved in gang rapes of…

A new Ebola outbreak has been declared in Guinea, marking the first cases reported there since West Africa’s devastating outbreak ended in 2016, WHO reports.   7 people fell ill after attending the burial of a nurse on February 1, and at least 3 people have died, The New…