MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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Aurelia left for work at 5:00AM, when the streets of Tegucigalpa were still deserted. As she walked, a white sedan with tinted windows drew up at the curb. A window lowered, and Aurelia found herself facing a man with a gun. “He told me to climb in,” says 35-year-old Aurelia. “I tried to keep walking, but the car kept on following me. He said, ‘Climb in or we shoot you.’ One of the men got in the back and I was made to sit in the front. They taped my hands and my mouth and told me not to scream or else they would kill me. So I stayed very quiet so they wouldn’t kill me..."

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NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY—Central American migrants in Mexico are reporting extremely high levels of violence during their journey north, and are listing the dire security situation in their countries as the impetus for leaving home, according to patient survey results released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).   

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MSF is giving humanitarian assistance to Central American migrants crossing into Mexico en route to the U.S.

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With an epidemic spreading through San Pedro Sula, teams have diagnosed three times as many cases as there were last year.

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In Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing medical assistance to vulnerable people facing extreme violence and a lack of access to health care. Many of these patients are young people who live on the streets and suffer the most from what MSF staff call an "epidemic of violence". Photographs and voiceover by Spencer Platt.

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In Tegucigalpa, MSF is providing medical assistance to vulnerable people facing extreme violence and a lack of access to health care.

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Following torrential rains in Guatemala and Honduras, MSF has been providing relief items and medical consultations to displaced people.

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In reponse to an large-scale outbreak of Dengue Fever in Honduras, MSF set up an emergency ward for children and launched prevention and information campaigns.

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In Tegucigalpa, MSF has launched an emergency dengue intervention, including treatment of children under 15, community outreach, and fighting the disease with vector control.

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"Dengue needs to be fought on a daily basis—we must never lower our guard."

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