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Guardian, Telegraph Examine Potential Impacts Of Climate Change On Health

The Guardian: ‘Like a sunburn on your lungs’: how does the climate crisis impact health? “The climate crisis is making people sicker — worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal allergies to heart and lung disease. Children, pregnant people, and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and rising…

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Al Jazeera: What’s the cure for misinformation on vaccines? (Ahelbarra, 9/13). BBC: Which countries have banned pesticides used in suicide? (9/15). DW: Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ (Schumacher, 9/14). The Telegraph: The greatest threat was in the lab, says the scientist who co-discovered Ebola (Newey, 9/16).…

Lancet Series Addresses Tuberculosis Diagnosis, Treatment, Drug Resistance

The Lancet: Tuberculosis 2019 “Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death from an infectious disease worldwide. With the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy set, the need for effective prevention and treatment is even more urgent. … In this Series, we present how diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can be…

Public Health England Warns Of Antimicrobial Resistance, Identifies 19 New Resistance Types Among Bacteria Over Past Decade

The Guardian: Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn”Bacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotics, threatening a future in which patients could become untreatable, doctors have warned. Over the last decade scientists in the U.K. studying samples from patients have identified 19 new mechanisms of antibiotic resistance.…

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The Guardian: Barcelona’s car-free ‘superblocks’ could save hundreds of lives (Burgen, 9/10). Premium Times: Yellow Fever: Nigeria launches vaccination campaign to contain disease (Owoseye, 9/8). SciDev.Net: Latin American subways ‘highest antimicrobial resistance’ (9/9).

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia Tech engineers head Gates-fueled mission to tackle sewage (Quinn, 9/5). The Lancet: Gavi sets US$7·4 billion replenishment target (9/7). MedPage Today: ‘Worrying’ Rates of Latent MDR Tuberculosis (Jenkins, 9/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Just say no? Sierra Leone tests new ways to cut teen pregnancy (Peyton, 9/5). SciDev.Net: Q&A: ‘Women are needed,’…

Cellphone Texting Program Improved TB Treatment Outcomes In Small Kenyan Study

New York Times: How to Get TB Patients to Take Their Pills? Persistent Texting and a ‘Winners Circle'”…Health officials have tried many ways to persuade patients to comply [with four- to six-month treatment regimens for tuberculosis], from gentle encouragement to imprisonment in locked wards. Now researchers have come up with…

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Bloomberg: Superbugs Deadlier Than Cancer Put Chemotherapy Into Question (Gale, 9/5). Devex: Australian support for African spatial data (Cornish,9/5). The Guardian: Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite (Njeru, 9/5). Homeland Preparedness News: Gavi launches $7.4B campaign to vaccinate 300 million people by 2025 (Galford, 9/4). New Humanitarian: Male rape survivors…