230+ medical journals have united in publishing an unprecedented joint statement warning leaders worldwide that climate change is the “greatest threat” to global public health and requires the same laser focus given to COVID-19.
This summer, 22 graduate science writing students at Johns Hopkins immersed themselves in reporting on health disparities. They read deeply and met with STAT reporter Nicholas St.
Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana on Sunday—the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina—triggering flash flooding and striking a region already struggling against COVID-19, The Washington Post reports.
The rapid US departure from Afghanistan is leaving much behind: Humvees, equipment, gear, a host of health issues for the country—and children.
Haitians are scrambling to pull the injured from rubble left by Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake as the number of dead reached 1,300,
The wildfires sweeping the Western US are contributing directly to the pandemic, according to a new
On the evening of August 4, 2020, a blast ripped through Beirut, killing at least 214 people—22 of them at St. George Hospital, one of the country’s oldest medical centers. The trauma of that day still lingers for those who survived.
Devastating floods swept through China’s Henan province, killing more than 2 dozen people—including 12 trapped in an underground subway tunnel yesterday,
The death toll is 103 and rising from massive flash floods that caught Germany and its western neighbors off guard, as once-in-a-century rains weaponized swollen rivers and carved a path of destruction through ill-prepared villages,
While grieving family members combed through charred blankets and belongings looking for signs of their loved ones, the death toll climbed to 92 in a fire that blazed through a COVID-19 hospital ward in Nasiriya, Iraq Monday night,