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CIDRAP News: Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak (Schnirring, 7/17). Health24: Motsoaledi blames lack of sex ed in schools after latest HIV figures (Sehoai, 7/18). HuffPost: Where Shoes Are A Luxury, A Nightmarish Disease May Be Lurking (Gardner, 7/17). IRIN: In Conversation With: George Okoth-Obbo, head of operations at the…

Former U.S. President Obama Delivers 2018 Mandela Annual Lecture, Defends Multilateralism

Devex: Obama weighs in on development, democracy, and climate “Former United States President Barack Obama issued a lengthy defense of multilateralism Tuesday, arguing that despite the current ‘backlash’ against globalization, the best answer to technological shifts, migration, climate change, and pandemic diseases is more international cooperation. Delivering the 2018 Nelson…

ACSH Senior Fellow Discusses Global Health Security, Importance Of U.S. Investments

American Council on Science and Health: Deadly Infectious Disease Outbreaks Are Occurring All Over The World Alex Berezow, senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science and Health, highlights findings from the WHO’s Weekly Bulletin on Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, writing, “There are lessons to be drawn. First,…

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Los Angeles Times: Health emergency declared in northern Brazil after measles outbreak (Langlois, 7/16). New York Times: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds (McNeil, 7/16). Reuters: Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa (Kelland, 7/16). Science: ‘Frightening’ drug-resistant strain of typhoid spreads in Pakistan…

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The Guardian: From Ebola to Nipah: are we ready for the next epidemic? — Science Weekly podcast (Sample/Jackson, 7/13). The Lancet: Proposed regulation of oxytocin in India causes concern (Cousins, 7/14). The Lancet: Prospects for health in Mexico after the presidential election (Woodman, 7/14). Reuters: Prince Harry, Elton John to…

Health Conditions Dire In Yemen’s Contested Port City, WHO Says

U.N. News: Health conditions for citizens of Yemen’s key port city ‘remain critical’ says U.N. agency “Even before the escalation of conflict in Hudaydah, conditions in Yemen’s port city were some of ‘the most dire in the country,’ according to the United Nations health agency on Tuesday. The World Health…

CDC Director Robert Redfield Discusses Agency’s Priorities With Washington Times

Washington Times: Worse than AIDS: Opioid epidemic is public health crisis CDC director fears most “…Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, … has settled in at the CDC’s Atlanta headquarters after spending much of his career in Washington and suburban Maryland. He is stepping into…

CNN Examines Reasons Why Polio Outbreaks Continue To Happen

CNN: The ‘chicken and egg’ reason why polio outbreaks still happen “If polio is near extinction, why do outbreaks still pop up in places where the disease was thought to be long gone? The answer is complicated. … [S]ome immunization efforts carry the very rare risk of causing polioviruses to…

National Health Authorities Should Prioritize Public Health Emergency Preparedness

The Hill: In times of disaster, patients expect government to step up to meet their needs Nicolette Louissaint, executive director of Healthcare Ready “…[W]e must continue to invest in plans and capabilities that will enable countries to mobilize an effective response in the face of disease threats. … A recent…

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