Jason Beaubien

Jason Beaubien appears in the following:

Armored Vehicles, Ambulances On The Scene In Colorado Springs

Friday, November 27, 2015

An active shooting situation is unfolding at a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo. Multiple police officers and civilians have been injured.


Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can — and can't — be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.


Ebola Returns To Liberia, But It's Not Clear How The 10-Year-Old Got It

Friday, November 20, 2015

A young boy has been confirmed as an Ebola case. The World Health Organization is trying to figure out the chain of transmission.


E. Coli Bacteria Can Transfer Antibiotic Resistance To Other Bacteria

Friday, November 20, 2015

Reports from China show that E. coli bacteria are increasingly resistant to the antibiotic of last resort — and can pass that resistance on to other strains of bacteria.


Barring Syrian Refugees From The West Would Be Bad For The Middle East

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Millions of Syrians are crowding into Jordan and Lebanon as well as Turkey. Aid efforts there are already at the breaking point.


So You Like Bananas? Me Too! Our Speed Date With Global Activists

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

It was a chance to meet — briefly — the new Aspen fellows, who are out to fix the world. We tried a light question to break the ice.


The Oral Polio Vaccine Can Go 'Feral,' But WHO Vows to Tame It

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The World Health Organization will start phasing out the oral vaccine next spring.


Why Lea Of Lebanon Wants To Leave Home: #15Girls

Sunday, November 01, 2015

She's a typical teen — blue nails, loves Coldplay. But she believes she won't be able to build a life in her homeland.


Researchers Plot The Death Of P. Falciparum: The Malaria Parasite

Friday, October 30, 2015

Current drugs aren't working as well. Old drugs may be making a comeback. And a poet sums up the reason that malaria fighters met this week.


TB Is Now The Top Infectious Killer (Even Though Deaths Are Down)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

With 1.5 million deaths a year, tuberculosis has passed HIV/AIDS.


Next Year Could Mark The End Of Polio

Monday, October 26, 2015

Nigeria is now off the list — the last case was in 2014. That leaves Afghanistan and Pakistan as the last two countries harboring the virus.


A Teen Who Fled Syria Had High Hopes For Her Life In Lebanon: #15Girls

Monday, October 19, 2015

Fatmeh is one of hundreds of thousands of children who have fled Syria with their families. In Lebanon, she works in the fields up to 14 hours a day, clinging to her dream of going to college.


Scottish Nurse Who Recovered From Ebola Is Back In Isolation

Friday, October 09, 2015

Pauline Cafferkey, who caught the virus last winter in Sierra Leone, was taken to the hospital with an "unusual late complication" from her previous infection. That's a surprise — and a concern.


World Health Organization Posts Ambitious New Guidelines For HIV Treatment

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The World Health Organization has revised its guidelines to say that every person infected with HIV should now be given powerful anti-AIDS drugs. But many countries in Africa have str...


3 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

Monday, October 05, 2015

The scientists from the U.S., Japan and China were awarded the Nobel Prize Monday for discovering drugs to treat parasitic diseases such as malaria, river blindness and elephantiasis.


Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Friday, September 25, 2015

When it comes to global health and development, the pontiff made it plain as day: We are all to blame for earth's problems.


U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Better World

Friday, September 25, 2015

And there are just 15 years to accomplish them. Here's a rundown of the 17 aims, which include ending poverty, hunger and AIDS, fixing the environment and giving everyone access to green space.


How Many Children Under 5 Die A Year In The U.S. Vs. Angola?

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

A new report emphasizes significant progress in cutting the number of deaths of children before age 5. But in some parts of the world, the rate is still depressingly high.


Goats May Be Unwelcome In Zimbabwe's Capital, But D.C. Loves Them

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Whiskey, Peanut and Nadia the Wonder Goat are currently removing weeds in Congressional Cemetery.


11 Billion People By 2100 — And India Will Be More Populous Than China

Friday, August 07, 2015

The number of people on the planet is growing at the fastest rate in history. U.N. demographers say the world's population will be up by 4 billion at the end of the century.