Browse the latest stories and reports on MSF from various media outlets.

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October 04, 2012

MSF is responding to one of the worst cases of environmental lead poisoning in recent history.

October 02, 2012

NPR's Jason Beaubien blogs about MSF's work to treat children poisoned by lead from gold mines in northwestern Nigeria.

September 19, 2012

NPR reports on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the challenges that health care workers face in responding to it. MSF's Alfonso Verdu and Armand Sprecher are interviewed.

March 24, 2012

Kate Pittel always has had a passion for helping others and traveling the world. The Ferndale nurse found the perfect opportunity in the Doctors Without Borders program, where she volunteered for the organization’s fistula program in Nigeria.

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March 29, 2011

MSF Field Coordinator, Carole Coeur, in western Ivory Coast, did an interview on CNN International on Sunday, March 27, 2011.  She discussed the situation in the western part of the country where intense fighting is taking place and health staff is fleeing.

October 20, 2010

As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.The deaths occurred predominantly in children under the age of 5 in the state of Zamfara, according to Lauren Cooney, the emergency manager for Medecins Sans Frontieres. The group is also known by its English name, Doctors without Borders.

September 10, 2010

In Niger more than two million children are entering the peak of what authorities say is a particularly devastating hunger season causing a severe risk of malnutrition-related fatalities.  

September 09, 2010

Patients jammed rudimentary clinics and health workers in surgical masks sprayed anti-bacterial solution on muddy paths as the government struggled to contain a cholera epidemic that has killed nearly 800 Nigerians in two months.

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