As HIV/AIDS therapies take hold in Botswana, developing countries strive for clean and potable water, and India battles against malaria, we in the US ask – How are we working to promote health and longevity for people around the world? ReachMD investigates a range of medical issues that transcend the international landscape.
A world-leading epidemiologist shares his stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for epidemics that can challenge world order.
Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effects but are limited to individuals and their families, infectious disease has the terrifying power to disrupt everyday life on a global scale, overwhelming public and private resources and bringing trade and transportation to a grinding halt. […Learn More]