Marc Silver appears in the following:
Saturday, March 13, 2021
We cover global health and development in our blog — but this time we want to hear from you via a new readership survey.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Did you even know the U.S. has a malaria czar? Who himself had malaria as a kid? We interview Dr. Raj Panjabi, newly appointed by President Joe Biden.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
How does a herd decide which direction to head in? Researchers put GPS collars on a gathering of goats to find out. Here's what they learned — and how it might apply to humans.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Keeping a physical distance from other humans is more critical than ever in the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases surging and more contagious variants spreading. Yet humans are not very good at it.
Friday, January 08, 2021
TV correspondents and pundits spoke it, Twitter users typed it. They said the insurrection in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was what happens in "Third World" countries. There's a problem with that.
Monday, December 07, 2020
Goats and Soda: What's our mission? And what's behind our name?
Sunday, November 01, 2020
In a Kenyan fishing village along Lake Victoria, women fought the practice of fishermen demanding sex in exchange for a catch of fish to sell. They were making progress. Then came the floods of 2020.
Monday, September 21, 2020
The betterment of childhood vaccination rates has been a global success story. A new report on the impact of the pandemic offers reason for concern — and optimism.
Friday, September 18, 2020
Some passengers don a disposable suit over their clothes to help shield themselves from the coronavirus. Is that helpful? What about gloves, face shields and goggles? Also: A blanket idea!
Monday, September 07, 2020
Soumana Saley has a passion for leather crafts — and for education. But the pandemic has presented challenges as he builds his reputation and his school in Niger.
Sunday, August 09, 2020
A writer shares how his wife's journey with cancer prepared them both to adapt during this unpredictable and chaotic time.
Saturday, June 27, 2020
You've probably seen folks getting a bit of exercise with masks on, with masks slipped down around their neck — and with no masks at all. What do the experts suggest?
Sunday, June 21, 2020
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, citizens are required by law to wear a mask in public. But the face coverings can have many meanings and materials — including banana leaves.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The co-founder of Partners in Health talks about the challenges facing already challenged health-care systems as coronavirus spreads.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Yes, you can sing "Happy Birthday" twice. Or the ABC song. And you'll hit the recommended time for effective hand-washing. But why stop there? Our readers have groovy musical alternatives.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
A virus first identified in December has altered daily life and public spaces around the globe. These images capture scenes from this unnerving era.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
A photojournalist in Wuhan, China, portrays a city under quarantine in the midst of COVID-19.
Sunday, February 02, 2020
The goal is to create two facilities with more than 1,000 beds for cases of Wuhan coronavirus. But some specialists note that they aren't quite full-service hospitals.
Monday, January 20, 2020
The World Health Organization will convene a meeting on Wednesday to determine if the newly discovered virus presents a "public health emergency of international concern."
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
The topics range from a ticking time bomb in the Arctic to the art of taking selfies in an ethical way. Here are the stories selected by our contributors.