More than 230 million people worldwide know the breathing difficulty of asthma. Air pollution increases asthma, but treatment and prevention can help.
The United States has a long history of developing vaccines and providing humanitarian assistance to fight infectious diseases worldwide.
Born in 1899, Susannah Mushatt Jones saw over a century of events before passing away on May 12. Here are her secrets to longevity.
The epidemiologist who led the fight for the eradication nearly 40 years ago of smallpox, one of the world’s most feared contagious diseases, has died.
A U.S.-backed project helped the Chapoto community in Zimbabwe create an audiobook that teaches malaria prevention and treatment in their own language.
The U.S. and Gavi are working to raise funds for COVAX, an initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and provide vaccines to the world's poorest countries.
A recent study shows artificial intelligence was as successful as doctors at diagnosing cancer — and was much faster, too.