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Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships

ROME — It has become a ritual under Italy’s anti-migrant government. A rescue ship packed with…

Hundreds of Migrants Stranded in Mediterranean in Standoff Over Aid Ships

More than 400 migrants and refugees afloat in the central Mediterranean were in limbo on Monday,…

About 150 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck Off Libya

ROME — About 150 migrants seeking to reach Europe drowned in a shipwreck off the coast…

Intensive Anti-H.I.V. Efforts Meet With Mixed Success in Africa

Imagine that 90 percent of all people living with H.I.V. were diagnosed and treated with drugs.…

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo — When Ebola came to this city in the Democratic Republic…

Global Health: Widespread Testing Begins on Malaria Vaccine That Is Only Partly Effective

With malaria deaths rebounding worldwide, a pilot program testing a new and fiercely debated malaria vaccine…

Global Health: Cholera Is Spreading in Mozambique, and It’s Far From the Only Health Threat

A wide swath of Mozambique devastated by Cyclone Idai two weeks ago is now at a…

Cholera, Lurking Symptom of Yemen’s War, Appears to Make Roaring Comeback

Cholera, a potentially fatal disease that has come to symbolize the humanitarian crisis of the war…

Efforts to Contain Ebola Epidemic Are Faltering, Aid Leader Warns

Efforts to end the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the second largest such…

‘Crippling’ Attacks Force Doctors Without Borders to Close Ebola Centers in Congo

Two attacks on Ebola treatment centers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have forced the international…