Record-busting Cyclone Winston hit Fiji late Saturday, killing at least 21 people, flattening and flooding remote villages. Fiji faces a daunting cleanup, and aid agencies warned of the possibility of a broad health crisis, as the massive storm wiped out food supplies and…

The announcement yesterday by President Obama that he will seek $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight Zika shouldn’t have surprised anyone, argues Amanda Glassman in the Center for Global Development blog.

Writer Cathy Shufro traveled to Vietnam to investigate why 1.2 million people die in traffic crashes every year—most in developing countries. That number is predicted to surge to 1.9 million by 2020 unless there are interventions, she reports. In fact, globally, traffic…

As the window of political opportunity following the West African Ebola epidemic rapidly closes, “International institutions are poised to make one of the most momentous decisions about the future of global health security since the formation of the World Health…

El Niño looms, and threatens to spur epidemics of Rift Valley fever, break bone fever and even snakebites.

At least 717 pilgrims from around the world tragically lost their lives yesterday, and 863 were injured, in a crush outside Mecca. The pilgrims were on their way to perform the "stoning of the devil" ritual at Jamarat. Saudi King Salman ordered a review of Haj plans after…

China is still digging out from the Tianjin port explosions, and the media is digging into the disaster—with little success. Despite daily press conferences from the government, which has pledged to be transparent, officials are answering few questions about the cause or…

Post-Ebola, the world is no better prepared for a mass disease outbreak than it was a year ago. That is MSF’s message for the G7 world leaders set to convene in a Bavarian retreat this weekend.

Bread distribution inside Syria: Loaves of bread are delivered to Syrians in Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, Homs and refugee camps on the Turkish border.

With more than 14,500 people injured in Nepal’s April 25th earthquake, hospitals are drafting gynecologists, burns specialists and others to set the huge numbers of broken bones. “Crush injuries” from the quake have overwhelmed medical facilities and people are still being…