Nipah virus is one of eight diseases that the World Health Organization has identified as epidemic threats in need of prioritization, and ways to curb it are running thin.
A young child stands under a shelter as monsoon rains hit on August 28th, 2018, in Unchiprang refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
People scramble to reach the roof of an overcrowded train at a station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 20th, 2018.
A Bangladeshi child lights a candle to mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in Dhaka on August 8th, 2018.
New United States citizen Mosammat Rasheda Akter, originally Bangladesh, holds her seven-month-old daughter Fahmida as she sings the U.S. National Anthem during naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library on July 3rd, 2018.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Momin Mohammad, a leather worker, brushes his teeth by a canal near his home in the city's polluted Hazaribagh neighborhood. Each day, tanneries dump 22,000 liters of toxic waste into the Buriganga, the capital city's main river and key water supply.
As hundreds of thousands of Myanmar muslims seek safety in the country, they have little choice but to overburden the jungles on which their livelihoods depend.
Gazipara, Bangladesh: In southern Bangladesh, soil embankments protect rise paddies from the Kapotaksma and Shakbaria rivers during the rainy season, but the heavy storm surges frequently destroy them.
Rohingya Muslim refugees look at the hundreds of tents filling a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya district on October 4th, 2017.
Walmart and Benetton ducked a meeting in Geneva today on restitution.
Sweatshops are great political targets for unions, who have incentives to drive up the price of manufacturing abroad. But better building inspectors is a rare union demand, at least compared to longer break times and higher wages.