World Politics
0 Philippines Response Turning the Corner, says US Official

The international relief effort in the Philippines responding to the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan is slowly improving. Roads are clearing, making it easier for lifesaving supplies to reach people in need. Trucks and cars now move between Tacloban city and its airport. US officials are cautiously optimistic that the…

Global Health
0 Potential for a cholera explosion in Haiti

Though it is perhaps no surprise that health officials today confirmed cholera has spread into the Haitian capital city of Port-au-Prince, it is still stunning to consider the potential harm ahead. As the AP, NPR, the Guardian and many other news organizations report on this ominous development, it’s important to…