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||CleanThis cancer survivor wants to stop kids in the Philippines from lighting up||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Turning a corner, after decades of health warnings, cigarette sales have fallen sharply in the United States and Europe, but multinational tobacco corporations are targeting huge new markets in the develop||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy southern China is a hotbed for disease development||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Next: As we have seen with recent pandemics, emerging diseases like Zika and Ebola can cross continents and oceans with uncontrolled speed. Scientists are identifying areas where new infectious diseases are m||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrazil grapples with Zika health emergency as Carnival begins||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: U.S. health officials put out new guidance today about the Zika virus. For the first time, they recommended that men who have traveled to an area with Zika should use condoms if they have sex with a pregna||2/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAs epidemic escalates, can U.S. aid for Ebola be deployed quickly enough?||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain JUDY WOODRUFF: Let’s div||9/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanObama pledges money and military personnel to nations struck by Ebola||We're sorry, the rights for this video have expired. | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard||9/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSThird U.S. doctor with Ebola lands in Nebraska Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain The world is ‘losing the battle’ to contain Ebola, health official warns JUDY WOODRUFF: In West Africa, doctors are||9/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNews Wrap: Head of African terror group, Al Shabaab is dead||We're sorry, the rights for this video have expired. | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog conceded that its progress investigating Iran’s nuclear program has hit a wall. The latest confidential report by the Intern||9/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne family’s quest to unite orphaned Chinese girls with a happy home||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSRwanda’s government moves to close orphanages Meet Agnes: orphan, student, survivor of sexual violence in Sierra Leone Detention of Americans in Haiti renews adoption concerns JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonigh||9/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Ebola is proving so hard to contain||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSA third American reportedly infected with Ebola How did the West Africa Ebola epidemic get out of control so fast? Ebola outbreak started with funeral in Guinea, report finds JEFFREY BROWN: The director of||9/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEbola’s spread hastens preparations for vaccine testing||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSCDC director: ‘Ebola will get worse before it gets better’ American doctor speaks out about his Ebola recovery Doctors Without Borders: Ebola efforts need more people in the fieldDoctors Without Borders:||8/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWHO announces $490 million plan for fighting Ebola||We're sorry, the rights for this video have expired. | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKSCDC director: ‘Ebola will get worse before it gets better’ American doctor speaks out about his Ebola recovery Doctors Without Borders: Ebola efforts need more pe||8/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEbola tensions ease in quarantined Liberia, but government mistrust lingers||Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: As we reported yesterday there are now more than 2600 confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola and more than 1400 deaths resulting from the virus. All of the cases had originated from West Africa. For the l||8/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPersistence is key to wiping out polio outbreaks in fragile nations||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Public health officials around the world are sounding the alarm this week about the return of polio. It’s a big shift from just two years ago, when some experts thought they were on the verge of eradica||5/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNews Wrap: UN says polio outbreak is global emergency||We're sorry, the rights for this video have expired. | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Fresh fighting erupted in Ukraine today in a key city seized by separatists who want to join Russia. That followed a weekend of violent confrontations. We have a repor||5/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in West Africa||Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Several countries in West Africa are now coping with the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in years. The World Health Organization describes it as one of the most challenging episodes of the disease itR||4/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
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