The project, titled “The Perfect Storm,” is being published this week by VICE News, a U.S.-based media organization with a global reach across all digital platforms. It is also being published on a special Medill website created by the reporting team, complete with even more videos and multimedia/interactive components. The findings are based on interviews with dozens of experts, health and government officials and a Medill analysis of dozens of reports and studies.Read more
Is it possible to do your job the best way you possibly can when you are also putting your health at risk?
The Zika virus during pregnancy can cause microcephaly and other brain abnormalities. This disease can be transmitted through a mosquito bite, blood transfusion, sexual contact and from a mother to child.Read more
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, are less than four months away and many are still wondering what effect the Zika virus will have on the games and what Brazil can do to protect athletes and spectators.Read more
In 2012, as the unrest of the civil war began to spread, the Assad regime started weekly bombings in Harasta, forcing Firas and Rehab Jawish to leave their home and all their brand-new wedding gifts behind. They moved in with family in a Chicago nearby suburb, taking only belongings they could carry.Read more