10 September 2014
Vol 6, Issue 253

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ONLINE COVER Global Health. The image shows health workers injecting villagers with a meningitis vaccine at a field post in Uganda. A series of articles in this special issue of Science Translational Medicine examine different aspects of global health, including progress and setbacks in vaccine development, strategies to combat Ebola and other emerging viral infections, development of optical imaging technologies for point-of-care diagnostics in the field and in the clinic, and ways to tackle the dual scourges of mental illness and neonatal mortality worldwide. [CREDIT: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/GETTY IMAGES]