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CIDRAP News: DRC reports 2 new Ebola cases; study notes seroprevalence in region (Schnirring, 3/13). CIDRAP News: MERS-CoV infects 2 more in Saudi Arabia, 102 this year (Schnirring, 3/12). The Guardian: Fake drugs kill more than 250,000 children a year, doctors warn (Sample, 3/11). Nature: Nearly half of global childhood…

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BBC News: Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths (3/10). CIDRAP News: New attack, case in high-risk village among latest Ebola perils (Schnirring, 3/11). CIDRAP News: Sewage study highlights global antimicrobial resistance disparity (Dall, 3/11). Dallas News: Ethiopians didn’t have a term for ‘stroke,’ so this Dallas doctor created…

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Al Jazeera: 19 million Yemeni children suffer malnutrition and illness (Javaid, 3/8). CBS News: “Our children are forgotten”: Zika’s devastating impact lingers 3 years later (Adams, 3/8). Financial Times: Chile’s sugary food fight echoes around the world (Jacobs, 3/10). The Guardian: China database lists ‘breedready’ status of 1.8 million women…

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Agence France-Presse: Sri Lanka in bold bid to flush out open defecation (3/5). Agence France-Presse: Survivor antibody clears path for new Ebola vaccine (3/4). Agence France-Presse: Niger launches campaign to protect 6 mn children from meningitis (3/5). Al Jazeera: Colombia border hospitals struggle with Venezuelan migrant influx (Grattan, 3/5). CIDRAP…

Tobacco Companies Should Not Be Counted On To Promote Sustainable Development

Devex: Opinion: Tobacco companies will not bring about sustainable development Jeffrey Drope, vice president of Economic and Health Policy Research at the American Cancer Society and professor in residence of global public health at Marquette University, and colleagues “Tobacco companies … are typically highly profitable and create strong supply chains.…

Trump Administration’s Cuts To Palestinian Aid Impacting Treatment Access For Women With Breast Cancer

BuzzFeed News: Trump’s Cuts To Aid For Palestinians Have Totally Disrupted Women’s Breast Cancer Treatments “Women confronting breast cancer are being hit hard after the Trump administration stopped USAID programs benefiting Palestinians, say aid groups, doctors, health care workers, and patients. The U.S. effectively stopped government aid programs benefiting Palestinians…