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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…

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Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…

Media Sources Continue Coverage Of Philippines’ National Dengue Epidemic Declaration

Fox News: Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 (Dedaj, 8/6). The Guardian: Philippines declares epidemic after dengue fever kills more than 600 (Ellis-Peterson, 8/7). The Hill: Philippines declares epidemic after more than 600 die from dengue fever (Pitofsky, 8/6). USA TODAY: After over 600 deaths,…

Number Of HIV-Related Deaths Increased In 2018 In Russia, Health Ministry Data Show

Moscow Times: HIV-Related Deaths on the Rise in Russia — Health Ministry “More people have died from HIV-related causes in Russia last year than in 2017 as the country grapples with a rise in infections, according to Health Ministry data cited by the Kommersant business daily on Wednesday…” (7/31). TASS:…

HHS Makes Little Progress Toward Implementing U.S. Outbreak Detection System, GAO Says

Bloomberg Law: Overdue Outbreak Detection System Leaves Patchwork Defense “The U.S. should have had a nationwide network to monitor for the next viral outbreak or biological threat a decade ago. It still doesn’t. … The agency responsible for making that system happen, the HHS, is more than a decade overdue…