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Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

Report Examines Impact Of Low-Barrier HIV Care Model On Viral Suppression

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: When viral suppression didn’t last, lowering barriers to HIV treatment and care made a difference Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a report published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases on the “impacts of the Seattle Max Clinic’s enhanced efforts to retain…

Opinion Piece Discusses Potential Evolution Of Ebola Virus

New Yorker: Is Ebola Evolving Into a More Deadly Virus? Richard Preston, author “This July, the World Health Organization declared that an outbreak of Ebola in the provinces of Ituri and North-Kivu, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was a ‘public health emergency of international concern.’ This particular…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Ebola Outbreak, Response In DRC

The Conversation: The Uganda vaccine trial: how African researchers are tackling Ebola Yap Boum, professor in the faculty of Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology “…Last week researchers from Epicentre, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, and the London School of Tropical Medicine and…

GSK Transfers Rights To Experimental Ebola, Marburg Vaccines To Sabin Institute

Reuters: GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute “British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. … U.S. drugmakers Merck and Johnson & Johnson…

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Associated Press: Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever (7/31). Nature: ‘Mosaic’ HIV vaccine to be tested in thousands of people across the world (Mega, 7/31). NBC News: Nigeria is on the brink of eliminating polio, thanks to women (Charles, 7/31). STAT: To mitigate the effects of climate change, one researcher…

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Associated Press: Bangladesh grapples with country’s worst dengue outbreak (Jahangir, 7/31). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s work on vision ‘needs to go on,’ expert Alarcos Cieza says (Lieberman, 7/31). Devex: Reducing stigma in health facilities to achieve UHC (Politzer, 7/31). The Guardian: British man charged with distributing bleach ‘cure’ to Ugandans (Mwesigwa,…