Jason Beaubien Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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In 2012, this mother carried her 5-year-old son to a malaria clinic in Thailand from Myanmar. Two new studies find that multidrug-resistant parasites are rendering front-line malaria drugs ineffective in Southeast Asia. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Study: Malaria Drugs Are Failing At An 'Alarming' Rate In Southeast Asia

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Oil production platforms on Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo. Venezuela sits on some of the largest oil reserves in the world. John van Hasselt/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The Fallout From A Seemingly Sweet Oil Deal For Venezuela's Neighbors

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WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Is Not An International Threat

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Jamaica's Reggae Girlz celebrate winning a penalty kick shootout against Panama to advance to this year's Women's World Cup. Richard W. Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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Underdog 'Reggae Girlz' Make History at Women's World Cup

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Ranchers In The U.S. And Mexico Hope Tariffs Don't Get In The Way Of Beef Market

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A 6-month-old baby with measles at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, Philippines. The country's measles outbreak has been partly driven by distrust of vaccines after a dengue vaccine scandal. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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The Philippines Is Fighting One Of The World's Worst Measles Outbreaks

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Measles Outbreak In The Philippines

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Foxtrot and Gemma Snowdon of the U.N.'s World Food Programme, who rescued the lost 4-week-old puppy. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp

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Firewood is stacked for sale in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Local residents complain that the Rohingya have cut down all the trees surrounding the camps and burned them in cooking fires. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Bangladesh Struggles To Cope With Pressures Of Hosting 1 Million Rohingya Refugees

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Sodul Amin, 30, is one of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees who've gotten chickenpox since December. The highly contagious disease spreads easily in the overcrowded refugee camps. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees

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Children play at a Rohingya refugee camp outside Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. Mahmud Hossain Opu for NPR hide caption

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Rohingya Settle In For The Long Haul, Even As Bangladesh Wants Refugees To Go Home

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Venezuela's Collapse Puts Strain On Latin American Health Care

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HIV-positive patients and their families protest hospitals' lack of medicines and supplies in Caracas, Venezuela, in April 2018. Some patients are fleeing to neighboring countries like Peru in search of lifesaving anti-retroviral drugs. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Economy Is Booming, But It's Still Borrowing Heavily From The World Bank

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