Health & Science Editor
David Baron, The World's health and science editor, focuses largely on issues in the developing world.
Antibiotics are as essential to medicine these days as bandages. But there may come a day when germs become resistant to all of our antibiotics. And that day may be coming sooner than we think.
Google is capturing the panoramic Amazon views by mounting cameras on a boat that is running up and down rivers.
We are looking for a city at the very top of Europe that has the world's northernmost botanical garden.
The rationing of health care is not always obvious or explicit. Implicit factors may determine who receives care and who does not.One factor may have imposed a form of unintentional rationing on AIDS care in Zambia, as David Baron reports.
PRI's The World takes a global look at the controversial issue of rationing healthcare with four perspectives from four countries. Series editor David Baron explains.
Malaria deaths are being vastly under-counted in India and perhaps throughout much of the world, says a new report in the British medical journal, Lancet. The World's Health and Science Editor David Baron tells anchor Lisa Mullins why.
Japan commemorated the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Thousands gathered, including for the first time, official representatives of the United States. Anchor David Baron speaks about the significance of this with Leonard Spector.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is almost certain to win a second seven-year term in elections Monday. But critics say there's a dark side to Kagame's rule that prevents many Rwandans from showing anything but support. Correspondent Nick Wadhams reports.
Officials in southern Sudan have asked musicians and writers to compose a new national anthem. In January people in southern Sudan vote on whether they want independence from Khartoum.
For our Geo Quiz today we're looking for a city named Merida. There are at least four major cities in the world with that name. They include cities in Spain, Venezuela and the Philippines. And there's one more?