Articles from April, 2016

HIV in Africa: 6 million circumcisions and counting

For nearly a decade, the fight against AIDS has aimed to circumcise as many young adult men as possible in Africa. Critics still question whether it does any good. We bring in the epidemiologists.

World Health Day: Who's leading the charge on TB research?

With private drug companies backing away from infectious disease research, governments and foundations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to rein in tuberculosis. The World Health Organization says $1.3 billion more each year is needed to get ahead of the world's second most lethal infectious disease.