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Canadian Press/The Star: ‘Hell’ of fighting drug-resistant tuberculosis cause some patients to abandon treatment (Sagan/Kane, 6/29). Global Press Journal: In DRC, Married Women Receive Preferential Access to Birth Control (Mutombo, 6/25). Newsweek: Remote Amazon Yanomami Tribe Threatened by Measles Outbreak (Spear, 7/5). NPR: VIDEO: Are We Headed Toward A Post-Antibiotic…

Report Says Rapid Diagnostic Tool Critical To Containing Recent DRC Ebola Outbreak

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Report finds responsive research, innovative technology, training critical to controlling DRC Ebola outbreak Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a report published in Clinical Infectious Diseases outlining the importance of a new Ebola rapid diagnostic tool in identifying the virus strain causing the…

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Associated Press: Measles spreads in Brazil after cases come from Venezuela (7/4). Devex: Nigeria tackles cholera outbreak using housecalls, jingles, and health advisories (Unah, 7/5). Devex: Cities and NCDs: Montevideo’s menu for reducing sodium intake (Ravelo, 7/4). The Guardian: Breakthrough made in fight to end virginity testing in Afghanistan (Kelly,…

Devex Examines DRC Ebola Response, Challenges

Devex: Long Story Short #19: Inside the Ebola response “…In this episode, Devex Engagement Editor Kate Midden and West Africa Correspondent Christin Roby discuss the Ebola response [in the Democratic Republic of Congo], ongoing challenges, and how the current situation compares to past outbreaks…” (6/25).

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Associated Press: Walk or die: Algeria strands 13,000 migrants in the Sahara (Hinnant, 6/25). Devex: Q&A: Bangladesh cholera expert on how to train personnel worldwide (Lieberman, 6/26). Devex: Q&A: A criticism of the ‘innovation narrative’ (Jerving, 6/26). Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine: Empowering Women to Protect and Improve Their Own…

U.S. Must Fill Gaps In Epidemic Response Preparedness, Ron Klain Says

The Atlantic: How Will Trump Lead During the Next Global Pandemic? “The next global epidemic is likely around the corner — and no amount of U.S. retrenchment from globalization will halt that outbreak at the U.S. border. ‘There is a real reason for us to be scared of the idea…

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