More than 10 million people are desperately in need of food assistance in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, the World Food Program estimated this week, as the worst drought in 60 years continues to ravage eastern Africa. The situation in Somalia…

The world's newest nation, the Republic of South Sudan, formally emerges on Saturday. But even as final rehearsals and preparations for Independence Day celebrations wrapped up in the southern capital city of Juba, the threat of violence was chilling the…

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Each week the NewsHour's global health unit highlights what's new in the Twitterverse for our readers. Check out our Tweet picks from the world of global health this week, and be sure to send us your suggestions! Follow our…

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