What Ebola Means for West Africa and the World

*UPDATE: This article was written on August 27, 2014. As of October 3, 2014, the CDC estimates the number of people that have died from contracting ebola in the current outbreak has increased to 3,439, and the number of people sickened by ebola (as measured by laboratory confirmed cases) has increased to 4,108. Additionally, the … Read more

Critical Analysis: The Risk of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals and How to Stem the Flow

Though the term is defined differently in different countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has come up with a working definition of what constitutes a counterfeit drug in an effort to understand the global implications of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and to facilitate the exchange of information between countries regarding this issue.  An estimated 5% of world … Read more