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CNBC: Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says (Feuer, 5/11). Devex: Travel restrictions, funding gaps a bigger problem than PPE, humanitarian leaders say (Igoe, 5/12). Financial Times: FTfm: Responsible Investing (Multiple authors, 5/11). Fox News: Top scientist who battled COVID-19 says ‘we will never ……

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Bloomberg: Dangote Expects Africa to Be Polio-Free by End of Year (1/8). The Guardian: Hague and Jolie’s sexual violence scheme ‘letting survivors down’ (Hodal/Ford, 1/9). Homeland Preparedness News: Zika false-negatives crush hopes through long-term neurodevelopmental effects (Galford, 18). Scientific American: Virus Spread by Shrews Linked to Human Deaths from Mysterious…

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CIDRAP News: New study shows Zika’s long arm in children (Soucheray, 1/6). MedPage Today: Zika-Exposed ‘Normal’ Infants May Do Worse as Time Goes On (Walker, 1/6). Devex: Former PATH CEO cautions against creating new global health silos (Kumar, 1/8). New Humanitarian: Reporter’s Diary: Hazardous handshakes and other indignities in the…

Study Of NIH-Developed Zika Vaccine Shows Improved Fetal Outcomes In Animal Model

NIH: NIH-developed Zika vaccine improves fetal outcomes in animal model “An experimental Zika vaccine lowered levels of virus in pregnant monkeys and improved fetal outcomes in a rhesus macaque model of congenital Zika virus infection, according to a new study in Science Translational Medicine. … NIAID scientists developed the experimental…

KFF Releases Brief Examining U.S. Government’s Global Health Security Efforts

KFF: The U.S. Government and Global Health Security This brief examines the U.S. government’s work in global health security, including efforts to help countries prepare for and address pandemic and epidemic diseases such Ebola, Zika, and influenza. The brief provides history and background, reviews the U.S. agencies carrying out these…

Researchers Find Targeted Vaccination Of Women Of Reproductive Age Is ‘Noteworthy’ Measure For Mitigating Effects Of Zika

CDC’s “Emerging Infectious Diseases”: Cost-effectiveness of Prophylactic Zika Virus Vaccine in the Americas Affan Shoukat, with York University in Toronto and a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University, and colleagues assessed the cost-effectiveness of a prophylactic vaccine for Zika, finding “targeted vaccination of women of reproductive age is a noteworthy preventive…

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AP: Samoa measles epidemic worsens with 24 children now dead (Perry, 11/25). AP: U.N. humanitarian chief calls for urgent int’l help to Sudan (11/25). BBC: HIV in Pakistan: ‘Our children’s lives are at stake’ (11/25). The Guardian: Living near busy road stunts children’s lung growth, study says (Laville, 11/25). Health…

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Associated Press: Chinese company in vaccine scandal declared bankrupt (11/8). CNN: First native Zika cases in Europe confirmed as experts warn climate change could bring more (Picheta, 11/7). Homeland Preparedness News: KSU-developed model accurately predicted Ebola spread into Uganda (Galford, 11/7). IPS: Nearly Half of Nepali Children Still Malnourished (Awale,…