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FDA Authorizes Marketing Of Rapid Diagnostic Test For Ebola

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: FDA allows marketing of first rapid diagnostic test for detecting Ebola virus antigens “[Thursday,] the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) to detect Ebola virus antigens (proteins) in human blood from certain living individuals and samples from certain…

U.S., Zambia Sign Agreement For Partnership To End TB

The Mast: U.S., Zambia sign partnership to end TB “The United States and Zambia have signed the Tuberculosis Accelerator Statement of Partnership to end TB in Zambia. The Statement of Partnership represents a joint approach to achieve Zambia’s 2022 United Nations High Level Meeting TB targets: 1) treat over 200,000…

More News In Global Health

Devex: Kenya learns from its neighbors with HPV vaccine rollout (Jerving, 10/4). The Lancet: Polio returns to the Philippines (Thornton, 10/5). NPR: After Hurricane Dorian, The ‘Wikipedia Of Maps’ Came To The Rescue (Lu, 10/3). The Telegraph: Saliva tests to diagnose malaria one step closer as researchers get £1m for…

Opinion Piece Outlines 5 Steps To Help Identify, Treat Patients With MDR-TB

Scientific American: Five Interventions for Treating Multidrug-Resistant TB Ifeanyi Nsofor, medical doctor, CEO of EpiAFRIC, and director of policy and advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch “…The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral combination for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). … This novel drug combination could be…