Jason M. Breslow

Former Digital Editor

Meet a Nurse Who Survived Ebola, then Went Back to the Outbreak
When Will Pooley contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, he was volunteering at a treatment center nicknamed "the terror dome." He could have left anytime, but "I wouldn’t have been able to look myself in the eye," he says.
May 5, 2015
Ending the Ebola Crisis: The View From Inside Doctors Without Borders
The international president of Doctors Without Borders says she's been in some of the worst war zones there are, but nothing compared to the death she witnessed during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
May 5, 2015
Was Ebola Outbreak an Exception Or Was it a Precedent?
Bruce Aylward, who helped lead the WHO's response to the Ebola outbreak, says the crisis in West Africa is "reflecting the way the world is changing in ways that we don’t fully understand."
May 5, 2015
Is Our Food Safety Process Broken?
Meat and poultry sold to consumers comes with a USDA seal that reads "inspected and passed," but a new report says holes in the process are leaving millions at risk of a foodborne illness.
April 30, 2015
The Nation's Biggest Chicken Seller is Moving Away from Antibiotics
Tyson Foods says it will nearly eliminate from its chicken production the use of antibiotics that are medically important for humans.
April 28, 2015
NFL Concussion Settlement Wins Final Approval from Judge
The ruling by a U.S. judge ends a legal battle that has threatened to undercut the nation's adoration for professional football and sparked a debate about whether the sport on any level is worth the risk to players.
April 22, 2015
The Memoir of an "American Terrorist"
In excerpts from an unpublished manuscript, the American who aided in 2008's deadly attack on Mumbai writes about his turn to extremism, his embrace of polygamy and a plot to kill a cartoonist for drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.
April 21, 2015
In Mapping the Holocaust, a Horrifying Lesson in Nazi "Paths to Persecution"
Historians at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum have counted 42,500 Nazi concentration camps and ghettos, but even that figure may be conservative.
April 14, 2015
Yemen is Becoming an Extremist's Dream. Was it Predictable?
When local conflicts turn sectarian, they create the kind of conditions that helped groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS thrive in Iraq and Syria. Yemen appears to be on the same path, says former FBI agent Ali Soufan.
April 7, 2015
Can a New White House Plan Catch Up to the "Superbug" Threat?
An ambitious five-year plan aims to stem the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria, but some critics say the effort does not go far enough.
March 27, 2015
Yemen Rebels Advance on Aden; President Reportedly Flees
President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's exit, if confirmed, deepens a power vacuum in the country, home to one of Al Qaeda's most powerful branches.
March 25, 2015
What Are the Vaccine Exemption Laws in Your State?
With measles outbreaks like the one that started at Disneyland unfolding in 17 states, legislatures across the nation are rethinking the laws around vaccination exemptions.
March 24, 2015