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Bangladesh Records More Than 13K Dengue Cases In July In Worst Outbreak In History

NPR: Bangladesh Reports More Than 13,000 Dengue Cases In July “Bangladesh is grappling with a record-breaking spike in dengue fever, with 1,477 new patients diagnosed just within the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry. Experts say the rise is part of a regional trend, driven by climate change…

CSIS Commission On Strengthening America’s Health Security Proposes U.S. Doctrine For Global Health Security, Discusses DRC Ebola Outbreak

CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security: Commission Co-Chair Statement on the 3rd Meeting of Commission Members “Following the third meeting of the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security, Commission Co-Chairs Kelly Ayotte[, former Republican senator representing New Hampshire from 2011-2017,] and Julie Gerberding[, executive vice president and chief…

DRC Health Officials, Partners Launch Efforts To Prevent Ebola Infections Among Health Care Workers; Insecurity, Lack Of Funding Hurting South Sudan’s Prevention Preparedness For Potential Cases

CIDRAP News: With Ebola cases rising, officials launch new infection control steps”Over the weekend and through [Monday], 12 more Ebola cases were confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lifting the overall outbreak total to 3,081. In other developments, the DRC, with support from its global health partners,…