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Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy Could Have Lasting Health Impacts On Children, Experts Warn; Trump Orders End To Practice But Challenges Remain

CBS News: Medical group warns family separation policy may lead to lifetime of harm to children “As hundreds of children are being separated from their parents at the border between the United States and Mexico, pediatricians are sounding the alarm on the potential health effects and developmental damage this can…

Paralysis In Venezuelan Child Not Caused By Poliovirus, WHO Says

Agence France-Presse: After tests, WHO rules out return of polio to Venezuela “Tests carried out by the World Health Organization following a suspected case of polio in Venezuela have ruled out any return of the crippling childhood disease, the U.N. agency has said…” (6/16). CNN: Polio has not returned to…

CNN Reports On Polio Case In Venezuela

CNN: Polio re-emerges in Venezuela nearly 30 years after eradication “A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified…

Paraguay’s Experience Eliminating Malaria Serves As Example For Other Countries In Region, Health Minister Says

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s “VOICES”: Paraguay Eliminates Malaria, Sets Example for the Region Carlos Ignacio Morínigo Aguilera, Paraguay’s minister of health, discusses the nation’s elimination of malaria, writing, “[Paraguay] serves as an example for its neighboring countries. The integrated management model, which involves all actors in…

June 2018 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The June 2018 WHO Bulletin includes articles on various issues, including an editorial on the role of WASH in ending cholera; a news article on using local efforts to prevent yellow fever outbreaks in Nigeria, Brazil, and globally; and a research article on…

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