Measles Could Cause More Deaths Than Ebola In West Africa

West Africa's Ebola outbreak could be stanched by mid-year – but in the epidemic's wake, another public health crisis looms. Disruption of the region's already feeble health care systems has derailed health campaigns targeting childhood diseases, leaving the door wide open for measles and other preventable illnesses. » 3/12/15 12:50pm 3/12/15 12:50pm

Liberia Declares Emergency After Massive Worm Invasion

The worst invasion of army worms in decades has reduced Liberia's farms to ruins in a matter of days. Now the worms are menacing neighboring countries. » 1/29/09 6:30am 1/29/09 6:30am