The recipient of this year’s International Award from the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,, faces on a daily basis the world’s severest maladies. Be they turberculosis, drug addictions, ebola and zika viruses, car crashes, smoking, polio, obesity — all of which he has been forced […]
At least one Atlanta-based refugee resettlement agency is forming a “contingency plan” for a possible Donald Trump presidency, given the billionaire businessman’s proposals to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S. and his plans to send Syrian refugees back home.
Hermano Telles Ribeiro, Consul General of Brazil to the Southeast, discusses how Brazil is making the Rio Olympic Games an inhospitable place for the mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus and working hand-in-hand with the U.S. on prevention efforts.
A Georgia State University professor’s efforts to intensify ties with northeastern Brazil have a timing problem: the area is one of the hardest-hit by the mosquito-borne Zika virus now spreading throughout the hemisphere.
Jimmy Carter is in the United Kingdom this week drumming up further support for his Atlanta-based nonprofit’s efforts to wipe out tropical diseases. The former U.S. president gave a nearly half-hour speech to the House of Lords in London, held in the ornate Robing Room, to gather momentum for the final push to eradicate Guinea […]