1.4 billion people globally are at risk of a disease inflating their limbs--elephantiasis -- and 500 million of them are in India. A new campaign has launched to control the spread of disease in the 17 states at most risk and help reach India's ambitious target to eliminate elephantiasis by the end of this year.
It was 9:35 on a slow Thursday night in April 2013 and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Chief John DiFava was about to call it quits. On his way out, he saw one of his rookie swing-shift officers, Sean Collier, sitting in his cruiser. He stopped to say goodnight.