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Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

Study: Child Laborers In Bangladesh Are Working 64 Hours A Week

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.

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U.N. Finally Apologizes For Cholera In Haiti ... But Omits One Point

Friday, December 02, 2016

On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."

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Top U.S. AIDS Official Touts Progress, Has Tough Words For Tanzania

Thursday, December 01, 2016

An interview with Dr. Deborah Birx, the U.S. Global AIDS coordinator. She says this is an "exciting" time in the global fight against the disease.

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Why Can't We Bring Down The Number Of New HIV Cases?

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Despite progress against the disease, roughly 2 million people are infected with the virus every year.

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Zika Pregnancies And Big Questions In Puerto Rico

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

More than 2,600 pregnant women on the island have tested positive for Zika. While the number of confirmed cases of fetal abnormalities has been small, officials are concerned about long-term effects.

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The New Debate Over Bed Nets And Malaria Prevention

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Do they still help prevent disease caused by the bite of infected mosquitoes? A five-year study offers cause for concern as well as good news.

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Kenyan 'Wonk' Breaks Barriers As Student Body Prez At UNC

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Bradley Opere is the first African to hold the office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Along the way, he's learned a lot about politics, race — and football.

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The Rainy Season Strategy To Stop Malaria

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

It's called Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention. And so far, the results have been remarkable.

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What If You Had Ebola And Didn't Even Know It?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Viruses can hit people in different ways, with symptoms ranging from minimal to severe. A doctor wanted to know if that was true for Ebola as well.

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Haiti Launches Largest-Ever Cholera Vaccination Campaign

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Haiti rolls out an effort to vaccinate 800,000 people in parts of the country devastated by Hurricane Matthew.

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Cholera 101: Why An Ancient Disease Keeps On Haunting Us

Friday, November 04, 2016

What, exactly, is cholera? And why can't we stop it?

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Linked To Haiti Cholera Outbreak, U.N. Considers Paying Millions In Compensation

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The plan could include cash payments to individuals and communities that have been affected by the outbreak. But it has its critics.

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Who Can Haitians Trust To Deliver Hurricane Aid?

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

There's a debate about who should control the assistance: politicians, aid groups, church groups.

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How Many Houses Did Hurricane Leave Standing In Port Salut, Haiti?

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hurricane Matthew hit the coastal city dead-on. A grim tally is underway to figure out how many homes were destroyed — and how much help is needed to rebuild.

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Haitians Weather Hurricane: 'If We're Going To Die, We're Going To Die Here'

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Hundreds of people were killed in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southwest part of the country. Survivors explain why they refused to evacuate.

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U.S. Military, U.N., Other Relief Agencies Seek To Help Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Hundreds of people are dead, and thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew hit the island. NPR's Jason Beaubien talks to Rachel Martin about relief efforts.

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Hurricane Matthew Leaves Death And Destruction In Southern Haiti

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Haitian officials say Hurricane Matthew has left hundreds of thousands of people vulnerable in the country's southern peninsula. As aid workers make their way to towns that have been isolated, the death toll is expected to rise.

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Haiti's Storm Refugees Want To Know: What's The Plan?

Friday, October 07, 2016

Many of them can't go home — hundreds of thousands of houses have been damaged or destroyed. They're stuck in shelters. And they don't know when aid will come.

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Hurricane Matthew Leaves Hundreds Dead In Haiti; Homes And Crops Are Devastated

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Officials and aid workers are now able to make their way into parts of the country that were slammed by the storm. They're finding buildings smashed and mud lining the streets.

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At Least 100 People Dead After Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Reports are beginning to surface from Haiti's southwest coast, which received a direct hit from Hurricane Matthew earlier this week. The storm left the region cut off for days. Thousands of homes have been destroyed, and at least 100 people are reported dead.

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