Jason Beaubien Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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Gregg Gonsalves, a global health advocate, is one of this year's MacArthur "genius grant" winners. Stan Godlewski/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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A Global Health Evangelist Is Shocked To Hear He's A 'Genius'

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Jerry Gray with his dog, Zoe, whom he also calls Sweetie and Hard Head. Zoe was the only pet his deceased wife, Hilda, would allow in their house. After losing his wife — and now his house — Gray says Zoe means everything to him. "If I lost her, forget it," he says. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Floodwaters From Florence Hit Elderly Hard

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Third graders on board a floating school in Bangladesh run by the nonprofit group Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha. Mahmud Hossain Opu for NPR hide caption

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'Floating Schools' Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

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In the Balukhali refugee camp, boys between the ages of seven and 11 play with forfori, homemade toy airplanes. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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In Bangladeshi Camps, Rohingya Refugees Try To Move Forward With Their Lives

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Forced To Flee Myanmar, Rohingya Refugees Face Monsoon Landslides In Bangladesh

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One Of The Greatest Threats Facing Rohingya Muslim Refugees Is The Land Itself

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Dildar Begum, 30, in her shelter in the Hakimpara Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. She says 29 members of her extended family were killed a year ago in what the U.S. has said was a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar military. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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'I Would Rather Die Than Go Back': Rohingya Refugees Settle Into Life In Bangladesh

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Rohingya Of Myanmar Remain In Refugee Camps In Bangladesh

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These teenage brothers live in house #9 at the SOS Children's Village in Tela, Honduras. The goal isn't to get them adopted out but to create a family-like setting in the institution. Adriana Zehbrauskas for NPR hide caption

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An Orphanage In Honduras Puts Love At The Top Of Its Priority List

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A health worker monitors the temperature of a traveler from the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the Ebola outbreak that ended in July. The virus has now surfaced in another part of the country. Florent Vergnes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Girls at the St. John's Community Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, attend an event supported by PEPFAR, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Praise For The Global HIV Program That Trump Wants To Cut

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