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Borgen Magazine: The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (Williams, 9/21). Borgen Magazine: Reducing Child Malnutrition in Peru (Johnson, 9/21). Devex: For many in Nigeria, cancer care remains out of reach (Adepoju, 9/23). Devex: Nutrition in Asia-Pacific shows mixed progress (Ravelo, 9/23). DW: Brazil’s fight against dengue: A race against time…

DRC Ebola Outbreak Death Toll At 2,209 As Of December 8, According To African Union

Xinhua: Death toll from Ebola outbreak in DRC rises to 2,209: A.U. “The death toll from the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has climbed to 2,209, the African Union (A.U.) disclosed on Thursday. According to the 55-member pan African bloc’s latest periodic report on the…

Chinese Authorities Continue Work To Identify Cause Of Pneumonia Outbreak In Wuhan

BloombergQuint: China Pneumonia Outbreak Widens to 59 Amid Hunt for Source “A pneumonia outbreak in China that’s infected 15 more people doesn’t appear to be spreading from human to human, officials said, after ruling out SARS as a potential cause of the mysterious disease. As of Sunday morning, 59 people…

AMA Journal Of Ethics Releases Issue Focused On Responding To Global Public Health Crises

AMA Journal of Ethics: Culture, Context, and Epidemic Containment “This issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics considers how health professions should respond to global public health emergencies. Professional engagement with governments, nongovernmental organizations, or individuals reluctant to support epidemic responses is critical resistance to isolationist stances that can undermine…

NPR Asks Ebola Responders About Efforts Needed To End DRC Outbreak

NPR: What Will It Take To Finally End Congo’s Ebola Outbreak In 2020? “…Since the epidemic was declared on Aug. 1, 2018, more than 3,300 people have been infected with Ebola, making the outbreak the worst on record for Congo, and the second worst in human history after the much…

CDC Publishes Articles Examining Ebola Outbreaks

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Case Definitions Used During the First 6 Months of the 10th Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — Four Neighboring Countries, August 2018-February 2019 (Medley, et al., 1/10). CDC’s “Emerging Infectious Diseases”: Public Health Program for Decreasing Risk for…

WHO Outlines Decade’s Most ‘Urgent’ Global Health Challenges, Including Climate Change, Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases

CNN: Climate crisis, epidemics and drug resistance among next decade’s urgent health challenges, WHO says “Climate change, infectious diseases, anti-vaxxers, and antimicrobial resistance all made their way onto the World Health Organization’s list of health challenges facing the next decade. The list, published on Monday, was developed with input from…

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AFP: Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio (1/16). AP: U.N. report lays out agonies faced by Syrian children amid war (Keaten, 1/16). BBC News: HIV infections among gay and bi men fall by 73% in U.K. (Haigh, 1/16). Borgen Magazine: Measles Outbreak in the DRC: Treatment and…

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