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Syria Crisis - Factsheet - October 2015
What was already a dismal situation for millions of trapped Syrian civilians at the beginning of 2015 deteriorated further throughout the year, pushing hundreds of thousands of people to make the hard decision to make a dangerous and sometimes deadly crossing into Europe.
Snakebite: How a public health emergency slithered under the radar
An estimated five million people around the world are bitten by venomous snakes every year. One in ten will die or be left with permanent consequences. Snakebite kills as many as 100,000 people and leads to disability and disfiguration for some 400,000 victims globally each year.