What does it take to beat malaria? Thousands of moccasins walking down rural roads, overnight bus rides for lab tests ... and a highly effective drug. But the parasite isn't going along with the plan.
Nipah virus, known to spread from bats to human, has broken out in the state of Kerala. Here's what we know about the current cases and the ongoing efforts to quash this potentially fatal disease.
Thousands of people hunkered down Sunday, seeking shelter from a powerful storm that slammed into the coast of Myanmar, tearing the roofs off buildings and killing at least three people.
The world's worst cyclones hit Bangladesh. Floods are devastating. Yet death tolls are falling. The country's climate disaster strategies offer lessons for all coastal communities.
Firefighters are carrying victims out of the wreckage on stretchers. Officials are investigating the cause of the blast. Two other recent explosions were blamed on gas leaks.
Treating cholera has been a passion for Bangladeshi scientist Firdausi Qadri. She reflects on her career and inspirations, cholera's scourge, as well as successes in combating the disease.
Nipah virus, which can rapidly infect and kill members of a community, is carried by bats. Exactly how does it cross over into humans? Researchers in Bangladesh are trying to find out.
Millions emerged from poverty in recent decades. But now, rising fuel prices, weak exports and scant remittances are sabotaging growth, and Bangladesh asked the IMF for $4.5 billion in loans.
At least 18 people have died as massive floods ravaged northeastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes underwater and severing transport links.
The blaze in the city of Chittagong broke out around midnight Saturday following explosions in a container full of chemicals. The cause could not immediately be determined.
An exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art shows how Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka celebrated their freedom with a revolutionary vision for buildings and cities. Women played a vital role.
Storms come more often and the sea is rising, says an activist in Bangladesh. Crops are being ruined. Here's how one village is handling the situation.
The agreement came as a paradigm shift after the U.N. and humanitarian groups criticized the relocation, saying the island is regularly submerged by monsoon rains and was not fit for habitation.
Researchers looked at the impact of free masks, text reminders and celebrity endorsements. It's unclear if the best strategies will help counter anti-mask sentiment in the U.S. during the delta surge.
Bangladeshi soldiers are enforcing a seven-day lockdown. As the West opens up, poorer countries with low vaccination rates are being hit by wave after wave of COVID-19.