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  • In this Aug. 26, 2009 file photo, a merchant speaks with a woman holding her ill child at a pharmacy in Pailin, Cambodia.

    The future of a pricey malaria program meant to provide cheap drugs for poor patients may be in jeopardy after health officials clashed over its effectiveness.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 2:00 PM EST
  • Two U.N. agencies have mapped the intersection of health and climate in an age of global warming, showing that there are spikes in meningitis when dust storms hit and outbreaks of dengue fever when hard rains come.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 11:00 AM EST
  • A Muslim refugee man carries water containers at Thechaung refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.

    Latest violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims began Oct. 21 and has left at least 84 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 9:30 AM EST