Global Burden Of Disease 2015 Report Finds Some Infectious Disease Deaths Have Fallen Since 2005 But Challenges Remain

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Global burden of disease report shows gains made from HIV response, work that remains to respond to infectious disease
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 report. She notes that while deaths from HIV, malaria, hepatitis, and tuberculosis have fallen since 2005, challenges remain for other infectious diseases, including dengue, Chagas disease, and leishmaniasis, which have seen increases in deaths since 2005 (10/17).

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