Nearly 30 million people a year are afflicted with sepsis, leaving millions dead or disabled. Still, it receives little attention. This CUGH webinar aims to change that, by convening experts to discuss the scope of the problem and what can be done to prevent treat the…

With 750,000 dengue cases so far this year, Brazilians are angry over long waits for care and the failings of Brazil’s health care system. The mosquito-borne disease has killed 229 people this year—up 45% from the same period last year. Officials blame the drought that…

A strange disease outbreak in Nigeria has possibly killed 28 in the past 3 days in Nigeria’s Ondo State, according to residents. The disease spreads rapidly, causes blindness and loss of consciousness, and kills its victims within 24 hours, residents report. The cause of…

After last year’s record-busting drought in Brazil’s southeast, recent rainfall brought relief to residents—but also gave a helping hand to dengue-transmitting mosquitoes. Last year’s dry spell deprived the mosquitoes of their favored breeding ground—stagnant puddles—and…