Obstacles to strengthening research capacity undermine poorer countries’ health and need action, experts say.
Humanitarian agencies are moving from paper to digital files in organising disaster relief with software solutions.
Detection tools such as crowdsourcing are revamping disease surveillance, say Larry Brilliant and Mark Smolinski.
Studies back rival hypotheses that the disease was imported to Haiti or may be due to a native strain.
A promising anti-worm molecule could be mass produced and delivered through food-safe bacteria, researchers say.
A malaria vaccines shows high efficacy in an early-stage trial, raising hopes and plans for trials in Africa.