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The Atlantic: A Simpler Way to Get to the Bottom of Mysterious Illnesses in Poor Countries (Yong, 10/16). CNN: Fareed Zakaria GPS: Man vs. Microbe (10/14). Devex: A new ‘forever fund’ for food security (Rogers, 10/16). Devex: IFC releases draft impact investment guidelines (Edwards, 10/15). Devex: Q&A: Listening as the…

New Website Provides Scores For Nations’ Disease Outbreak Preparedness

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Site provides global view of outbreak preparedness Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights the recently launched PreventEpidemics.org, a website created by Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, that uses data from the WHO-developed Joint External Evaluations to score nations on disease…

Challenges Mount For Ebola Control In Conflict-Hit DRC Region

Devex: Tedros: Ebola outbreak highlights weakness for panic-based response “As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo threatens to spiral out of control — amid intense fighting near the country’s borders with Rwanda and Uganda — the global health community is reminded of the 2014 Ebola outbreak…

Spike In Ebola Cases In DRC Prompts Health Ministry To Implement New Prevention Measures

Associated Press: Rate of new Ebola cases has doubled since September “The rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled since September after rebel violence in northeastern Congo caused response efforts to be briefly suspended, health officials said Thursday. In a statement, the International Rescue Committee said it was…

U.S. Commitment To WHO, Global Health Security Must Remain Robust

The Hill: Global health security threats — despite worldwide responses, there’s much more to do Ambassador John E. Lange, senior fellow for global health diplomacy at the United Nations Foundation “…The good news is that the world will be much better prepared when (not if) another infectious disease outbreak of…

Congo Confirms New Ebola Cases, Blames Resistance To Control Efforts

Reuters: Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry “The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response efforts. The current epidemic in…

DRC Ebola Response Continues To Face Violence, Resistance To Prevention Efforts

Associated Press: Alarm as Red Cross workers attacked in Congo Ebola efforts “The international community is sounding new alarm after three Red Cross workers were attacked while trying to contain the latest deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo…” (Petesch, 10/4). CIDRAP News: DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue “In…

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