Jason Beaubien Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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Armored Vehicles, Ambulances On The Scene In Colorado Springs

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Some health workers in Liberia had stopped using the protective gear that was part of the Ebola routine. The photo above is from 2014, when the epidemic was at its peak. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus

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The antibiotic resistant bacteria have been found in pigs, pork and people in China. This pig is from a farm on the outskirts of Beijing. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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E. Coli Bacteria Can Transfer Antibiotic Resistance To Other Bacteria

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April 1959: Bottles containing the polio vaccine. M. McKeown/Getty Images hide caption

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The Oral Polio Vaccine Can Go 'Feral,' But WHO Vows to Tame It

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Lea Hatouni is a Christian living in the predominantly Muslim Middle East. Like so many other Lebanese, she expects to have to leave Lebanon to start her career after college. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Why Lea Of Lebanon Wants To Leave Home: #15Girls

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Next Year Could Mark The End Of Polio

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She's a teenager with a cellphone, surfing the Internet. And she's a Syrian refugee who works in the fields up to 14 hours a day. That's the new life of 15-year-old Fatmeh, seen here in the living room area of her family's makeshift shelter. Dalia Khamissy for NPR hide caption

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A Teen Who Fled Syria Had High Hopes For Her Life In Lebanon: #15Girls

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Pauline Cafferkey is now in isolation at the Royal Free Hospital in North London, where she was treated in January for Ebola. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scottish Nurse Who Recovered From Ebola Is Back In Isolation

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World Health Organization Posts Ambitious New Guidelines For HIV Treatment

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3 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

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