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Increasing Trend Of Drug-Resistant TB In India, Among Children In China, Studies Show

CIDRAP News: Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China “A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (DR-TB) prevalence in India over the past two decades, researchers reported [Tuesday] in BMC Infectious Diseases. Another study in China, meanwhile, revealed…

Rapid Test To Diagnose Malaria Shows Shortcomings In Real-World Setting, Study Says

PRI: With quick and easy malaria tests, some unexpected drawbacks “…The [rapid] test can diagnose malaria in 15 minutes with just the prick of a finger — making it easier to prescribe anti-malarial drugs only when they’re needed, and slowing the rise of drug-resistant malaria strains. But according to a…

Using Data On Where Patients Receive Care Can Help Find Missing Cases Of TB

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Can bringing TB services to patients find cases? Reporting from the Union World Conference on Lung Health in Mexico, Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy and vice president for global health at the Infectious Diseases Society of America,…

Nearly 400 Suspected Plague Cases Detected In Madagascar, WHO Reports

CIDRAP News: Plague outbreak in Madagascar spikes to almost 400 cases “Over the past five days, 230 new suspected plague cases were reported in Madagascar, with the disease spreading to seven more of the country’s districts, the World Health Organization (WHO) said [Monday] in an update…” (Schnirring, 10/9). Newsweek: Deadly…

Angola’s 2.4% HIV Prevalence Rate ‘Worrying,’ UNAIDS Country Director Says

Xinhua News: UNAIDS director says Angola’s HIV/AIDS prevalence “worrying” “Country Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Michel Kouakou said Thursday the 2.4 percent HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Angola is ‘worrying,’ despite the government’s efforts. UNAIDS’ actions in Angola will continue to focus on supporting the government…

Biomedical Research Plays ‘Critical Role In Comprehensive Pandemic Preparedness’

JAMA: The Critical Role of Biomedical Research in Pandemic Preparedness Hilary D. Marston, Catharine I. Paules, and Anthony S. Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases “…Even for pathogens not yet identified as major human health threats, research on related organisms can bolster efforts in the event…

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