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Associated Press: Dozens of high fever deaths cause panic in northern India (Banerjee, 9/13). BBC News: Morocco bans forced marriage and sexual violence (9/12). Devex: What about women? The case for gendered NCD policies (Politzer, 9/13). Forbes: Landmark Commitments Will Be Made At The Global Climate Action Summit (Shukla, 9/12).…

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Al Jazeera: When will the chronic malnutrition of Guatemala’s children end? (Mercer, 9/11). New York Times: It’s Not Just You: 2017 Was Rough for Humanity, Study Finds (Chokshi, 9/12). New York Times: Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Emergency as Disease Spreads in Capital (Moyo/Pérez-Peña, 9/11). NPR: For Many In Venezuela, Social Media…

Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Outbreak In Capital After 20 Deaths, More Than 2K Cases

Associated Press: Zimbabwe declares cholera outbreak after 20 deaths “A cholera emergency has been declared in Zimbabwe’s capital after 20 people have died, the health minister said Tuesday…” (Mutsaka, 9/11). Reuters: Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to 20 “…[M]ore than 2,000 people were infected after…

International Community Should Strengthen Global Mechanism For Virus Sample Sharing

CNN: The decline in virus sample sharing is not just about China Thomas J. Bollyky and David P. Fidler, fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations “…Urgent action is needed to rejuvenate the global mechanism designed to ensure the sharing of influenza samples and to support pandemic preparedness. … [The…

Cholera Outbreak In Zimbabwe Spreads Outside Of Capital

New Zimbabwe: Cholera spreads to Chitungwiza, Gokwe; 16 dead with than 400 cases reported “The cholera outbreak currently ravaging Harare has spread to Chitungwiza and Gokwe in the Midlands province with the death toll in the capital alone reaching 16, it has emerged…” (Chibamu, 9/10). Reuters: Cholera outbreak kills 10…

CDC India Director Discusses Country’s Coordinated Response To Nipah Outbreak

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Rapid Detection Accelerates India’s Response to Nipah Outbreak Kayla Laserson, director of CDC India, discusses India’s response to a recent Nipah outbreak and notes, “India’s commitment to [the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA)] and enhanced detection and response represent a significant gain in the world’s ability…