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The BMJ: Children’s health and wellbeing must be prioritized by governments, experts urge (Mahase, 2/20). Devex: What is ‘mutual prosperity’ and what does it mean for U.K. aid? (Worley, 2/21). The Lancet: Locust swarms in east Africa could be ‘a catastrophe’ (Devi, 2/22). Reuters: Time running out to end Venezuela’s…

Mass TB Screening In Prison Cost-Effective, Can Save Lives, Study Shows

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Mass TB screening with point-of-care test is cost-effective, Brazil prison study shows Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a study published this week in Clinical Infectious Diseases, which “shows how reliably detecting disease, [specifically tuberculosis,] through mass screening with an accurate point of…

News Outlets Report On Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Outbreak

AP: Iran state news agency says new virus has killed 2 citizens (Vahdat, 2/19). Foreign Policy: Are China’s Coronavirus Figures Reliable? (Palmer, 2/19). New York Times: To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say (Nuwer, 2/19). NPR: Coronavirus Is Contagious, But Kids Seem Less Vulnerable So Far (Aubrey,…

Global Coronavirus Cases Pass 75K With More Than 2K Deaths

IBT: Coronavirus Update: Hong Kong Reports Second Death, Global Death Toll Hits 2,009 “…China reported the death toll from Covid-19 at 2,009, as of 11:00 a.m., Hong Kong time. The deaths exceeded the 2,000 mark about six hours earlier. The degree of the disease’s infectiousness can be gleaned from casualty…

Investments In Shared Surveillance Systems, Urban Infrastructure Integral To Managing Risks From Emerging Infectious Diseases, Experts Say

AJC: Opinion: Smart Cities can help fight against infectious diseases James H. Spencer, associate dean and professor of city and regional planning at Clemson University; Catherine L. Ross, regents’ professor and Harry West professor of city and regional planning and civil and environmental engineering at Georgia Tech; and Sumeet Saksena,…

China Changes Coronavirus Case Diagnosis Criteria In Hubei Province

AP: China reports spike in virus cases with new way of counting “China on Thursday reported a sharp spike in deaths and infections from a new virus after the hardest-hit province of Hubei applied a new classification system that broadens the scope of diagnoses for the outbreak, which has spread…