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WHO Recommends Yellow Fever Immunization For Visitors To Brazil’s Sao Paulo State

Associated Press: WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever “The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo…

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National Geographic: Maybe Rats Aren’t to Blame for the Black Death (Greshko, 1/15). Washington Post: The classic explanation for the Black Death plague is wrong, scientists say (Guarino, 1/16). New York Times: Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91 (McFadden, 1/16). NPR: We Asked, You Answered:…

BMJ Opinion Discusses WHO DG’s Comments On Agency’s Governance, Financing

BMJ Opinion: Charles Clift: Tedros is refreshingly honest about the deficiencies in WHO governance and financing Charles Clift, senior consulting fellow at the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House, discusses comments made by WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus about the WHO’s 13th General Programme of Work (GPW)…

Economic Sanctions Hurt Public Health, Should Be Implemented Sparingly

The Lancet: Sanctioning the most vulnerable — a failed foreign policy Editorial Board “Over past months, U.S.-led threats of, or implementation of, economic sanctions have multiplied. … Economic sanctions can have a devastating impact on public health. Leveraging the economic stability of a country will hurt the most vulnerable in…

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BBC News: Menstruating girls banned from crossing Ghana river (1/11). Devex: DRC cholera outbreak hampers humanitarian efforts, worries neighbors (Roby, 1/12). The Guardian: ‘A great milestone’: Somaliland adopts legislation outlawing rape (Bowman, 1/11). The Lancet: Natalia Kanem: lifelong advocate for women’s health and rights (Zarocostas, 1/13). New York Times: A…

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