Two journalists investigate the challenges of bringing the most basic necessity to the people of Ghana and Nigeria: clean, safe water. As part of a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Steve Sapienza followed them as…
The United Nations warned Friday that the famine threatening Somalia could cause some 800,000 children to die from starvation. International agencies want to send more food but al-Qaida-linked militants vowed to block aid. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.
Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in Somalia and Ethiopia due to severe drought and food shortages.
By Talea Miller
In the latest in a series on health reform, Betty Ann Bowser reports from California on what's being done to inspire medical students to address a shortage of primary care doctors.
Developing nations will begin receiving donated H1N1 vaccine Thursday, just as the U.S. shortage is waning and some European nations find themselves with more vaccine than they can handle.
U.S. health officials are dealing with shortages and production delays of H1N1 vaccine, but stand by the choice not to opt for vaccine boosters, called adjuvants, that could stretch supply of H1N1 vaccine, but are not licensed in the United…
By PBS NewsHour
The global food shortage and soaring cost of staple foods is a "silent tsunami," the U.N. World Food Program said Tuesday, before a food summit hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to discuss the growing crisis.
The Road Home program was granted $7.5 billion by the federal government to help New Orleans homeowners rebuild. But of the 109,000 families who have applied, only 1,300 homeowners have received anything. The NewsHour reports on the reconstruction process.
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