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CIDRAP News: WHO highlights ongoing hospital MERS outbreak threat (Schnirring, 8/8). Devex: Doing it for the kids: Engaging youth to help lift burden of NCDs (Politzer, 8/10). Fortune: Why Measles Is Back in the Americas (Laursen, 8/9). The Guardian: Salt not as damaging to health as previously thought, says study…

DRC Begins Using Experimental Ebola Vaccine In Effort To Stem Outbreak In Conflict Zone

Axios: Congo trying to stem Ebola outbreak with experimental vaccine “The Democratic Republic of the Congo started using an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus [Wednesday] after identifying it as the virulent Zaire strain. The latest outbreak has spread to a conflict region and is suspected of killing at…

Expected Syrian Government Attack On Idlib Province Could Displace 700K People, Worsen Humanitarian Crisis, Health Agencies Warn

Newsweek: Northwestern Syrian Offensive Could Displace 700,000 People, Health Agencies Warn “An expected Syrian government attack in the country’s northwestern Idlib province could displace over 700,000 people and lead to a dire humanitarian situation. The ‘Health Cluster Bulletin’ report, which is published by health-focused humanitarian groups and spearheaded by the…

U.S. Official Discusses U.S. Efforts To Promote Global Human Rights

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Charting a New Path to Promote Global Human Rights Kevin E. Moley, assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the State Department, discusses the U.S. stance on human rights, writing, “[T]hese past weeks have marked an important point of departure…

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CNN: Scourge of superbugs killing Malawi’s babies (Davies, 8/8). CNN: Faced with falling birth rates, China urges citizens to have more babies (Griffiths/Wang, 8/8). Devex: Challenges facing SDG 2030 deadline for safe water and sanitation (Cornish, 8/9). Reuters: Nigeria approves $150 mln World Bank loan to fight polio (Onuah/Ohuocha, 8/8).…

U.N. SG Nominates Michelle Bachelet As U.N. High Commissioner For Human Rights

New York Times: Michelle Bachelet, Ex-President of Chile, Picked as Next U.N. Rights Chief “The leader of the United Nations said on Wednesday that he had picked Michelle Bachelet, a prominent women’s rights advocate and the first woman to serve as Chile’s president, to be the organization’s next top human…

Ebola Vaccinations Begin Among Health Workers In DRC; Conflict Complicating Prevention Efforts

Associated Press: Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo’s latest deadly outbreak “Ebola vaccinations began Wednesday for Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly virus that has already claimed at least nine lives…” (Maliro/Petesch, 8/8). Deutsche Welle: Ebola vaccinations begin in DR Congo to combat latest outbreak “…An experimental vaccine is being used…

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