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Study Examines Likely Hosts Of Next Zoonotic Disease Outbreak

International Business Times: Scientists locate where the most deadly ‘missing viruses’ are hiding “…Many of the most deadly human diseases jump to people from other species. HIV and Ebola originated in other primates and SARS is thought to have come from bats. Now scientists think they know which viruses are…

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Universal HIV Test & Treat Strategy Could Help Reduce Virus’s Spread In Resource-Limited Settings, Study Shows

SciDev.Net: Universal test and treat strategy could cut HIV spread “A program to increase the proportion of people aware of their HIV status and receiving antiretroviral therapy could cut viral spread in resource-limited settings with high rates of HIV infection, preliminary findings of a trial suggest. The trial known as…

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British Microbiologist Crowdsources Efforts To Discover New Antibiotics From Environmental Samples

The Atlantic: Hunting for Antibiotics in the World’s Dirtiest Places “…[Microbiologist Adam Roberts] decided to start where pharmaceutical chemistry had left off decades earlier: in the messy real-world settings where bacteria duke it out. He launched his campaign, called Swab and Send, in February 2015. For £5, participants got a…

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Microsoft-Developed Mosquito Trap Helps Researchers Capture Specific Insects

New York Times: The High-Tech Device That’s Like a Bouncer for Mosquitoes “…The new traps, made by Microsoft, overcome one of the most frustrating aspects of insect surveillance: There are 56 species of mosquitoes in [Houston], and conventional traps suck in nearly all of them. Entomologists want only a few…

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China’s Efforts To Develop Anti-Ebola Drugs Illustrate Opportunities, Challenges In R&D, Ensuring Global Health Security

Council on Foreign Relations’ “Asia Unbound”: A Tale of Two Anti-Ebola Drugs Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses China’s experience developing experimental anti-Ebola drugs, writing, “[T]he story of China’s efforts to develop anti-Ebola drugs is illustrative of the opportunities and challenges we…

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Open Source Drug Discovery Project Founder Discusses Efforts To Develop New Treatments For Neglected Diseases

The Conversation: Expert Conversation: Using Open Source Drug Discovery To Help Treat Neglected Diseases “The Open Source Drug Discovery project, launched in 2008 by biophysicist Samir Brahmachari, aims to develop low-cost treatments for neglected diseases using an open-source approach. Brahmachari is founding director of India’s Institute of Genomics and Integrative…

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Johns Hopkins’ Alfred Sommer Highlights Roles Of Research, Innovation In Global Health

Trend: Alfred Sommer: Inventing Public Health Research In an interview with Trend, an annual publication from the Pew Charitable Trusts, Alfred Sommer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Pew distinguished fellow, discusses the roles of research and innovation in global health (Summer 2017).

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June 2017 Issue Of Inside FHI 360 Available Online

FHI 360: Inside FHI 360 FHI 360’s monthly newsletter contains features on several topics, including the organization’s 2016 annual report focused on breakthroughs and the “groundbreaking discoveries and the fresh insights they generate”; a conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci on HIV research efforts; and a video on the importance of…

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Group Of U.S. Lawmakers Request Army Hold Public Hearings On Zika Vaccine Licensing

Miami Herald: Florida congressional members want U.S. Army to hold public hearings on Zika vaccine “A bipartisan group of members of Congress from Florida has asked the acting secretary of the U.S. Army to hold public hearings before awarding exclusive rights to a French pharmaceutical manufacturer to develop a Zika…

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1 In 6 Older People Experience Some Form Of Abuse, WHO Study Says

WHO: Abuse of older people on the rise — 1 in 6 affected “Around one in six older people experience some form of abuse, a figure higher than previously estimated and predicted to rise as populations age worldwide. A new study, supported by WHO and published in the Lancet Global…

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