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Following Appointment Of Presidential Ebola Task Force, Communications On DRC Outbreak In Flux; Islamists Attack Two Towns In Ebola Zone, Killing 12

Associated Press: Ebola vaccine’s promise undermined by deep distrust in Congo “…Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people…”…

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Agence France-Presse: One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe’s sick (Jongwe, 7/20). Al Jazeera: ‘Toxic stress’: Addressing mental health needs in Sierra Leone (Werner/Acland, 7/21). Devex: Could permagardens help solve refugee malnutrition? (Root, 7/22). Global Health NOW: A Neglected Disease, A Lab Researcher, And Real Life (Silberner, 7/11). The Guardian:…

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CIDRAP News: WHO notes clusters in recent MERS cases, unveils environmental sampling guide (Schnirring, 7/16). Reuters: Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class (Inveen, 7/16). The Telegraph: Philippines government sounds national alert after steep rise in deaths from dengue (Smith, 7/16). The Telegraph: Pakistan sees surge…

UNAIDS Report Shows Mixed Global Progress In HIV Prevention, Decline In Funding

U.N. News: ‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns U.N. agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts “The U.N. program leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in…

CDC Researchers Create Synthetic Ebola Virus To Test Experimental Treatments, Diagnostics

CBS DFW: Research Shows Two Treatments Effective Against Deadly Ebola Strain “New research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows two investigational Ebola treatments used in the ongoing outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo are effective in laboratory studies. … The treatments — the antiviral remdesivir…