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CIDRAP News: WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain (Schnirring, 3/21). Devex: Q&A: Why the world needs science and partnerships to tackle TB (3/22). EURACTIV.com: Public health activists say eradicating tobacco must be a human right (Michalopoulos, 3/22). The Guardian: U.N. to explore wave of deaths linked to…

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CIDRAP News: WHO: Ebola spread in DRC still ‘moderate’ (Soucheray, 3/12). Devex: What next in the fight against Lassa fever? (Adepoju, 3/13). NPR: Measles Is Spiking Around The Globe. How Worried Should We Be? (Wamsley, 3/12). SciDev.Net: Vaccine cuts new pneumonia cases in kids by a quarter (Achieng’, 3/12). The…

Greater Investment, Action Needed To Prevent Childhood Pneumonia, Experts Say

The Telegraph: Pneumonia: how the world’s biggest killer of children became a neglected disease “…According to Dr. Stefan Peterson, the leading expert on pneumonia for UNICEF, … lack of investment and the absence of any global initiatives, such as those seen for malaria or HIV, mean thousands of pneumonia cases…

U.S. Government Allows Controversial Research On Flu Viruses To Resume

New York Times: Studies of Deadly Flu Virus, Once Banned, Are Set to Resume “Research that could make flu viruses more dangerous, and that the government suspended in 2014 because of safety concerns, has been approved to begin again, federal officials have confirmed. The government did not publicly announce its…

STAT Examines Bird Flu, Potential For Resurgence

STAT: What happened to bird flu? How a major threat to human health faded from view “Just over a dozen years ago, a bird flu virus known as H5N1 was charting a destructive course through Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East, ravaging poultry in apocalyptic numbers and killing six…

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CNN: Why these Pacific Island nations have world’s highest childhood obesity rates (Howard, 2/13). IRIN: Drought and rising costs to leave 2.4 million Zimbabweans needing food aid (Phiri, 2/12). U.N. News: ‘Shared responsibility’ to stop 420,000 needless deaths from tainted food each year, U.N., world leaders warn (2/12). U.N. News:…