Author Archives: Seema Yasmin

Witch Hunts Today: Abuse of Women, Superstition and Murder Collide in India

More than 2,500 people have died because failed development in villages heightens gender inequality and tensions, experts say

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A Woman Survives Ebola but Not Pregnancy in Africa

Salome Karwah fought past civil war and a deadly virus. But in Liberia, becoming a mother is too often a killer

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Trump Immigration Ban Can Worsen U.S. Doctor Shortage, Hurt Hospitals

Thousands of U.S. physicians and medical students from banned countries may leave hospitals without staff

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From Liberia, Ebola Survivors Report They Are Still Afflicted with Disabling Symptoms

Brain deficits and more torment many virus survivors in Liberia. The top suspects are hidden viral remnants and immune system overreactions

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Africa Starts Its Own Disease Control Agency

The continent begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is already under-staffed and under-funded 

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