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Associated Press: 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties (Binkley, 1/25).

Agence France-Presse: Melinda Gates battles to promote contraception in Burkina Faso (De Maismont, 1/25).

Capital News: Uhuru, Melinda Gates agree to improve health care access for women and girls (1/26).

The Guardian: ISIS killings in Afghanistan leave aid agencies ‘hanging on by fingernails’ (McVeigh/Summers, 1/26).

The Lancet: Mega-crisis in DR Congo (Zarocostas, 1/27).

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: WHO’s who in tuberculosis (Cousins, February 2018).

SciDev.Net: Stigmatization, ignorance still rife 35 years after HIV revealed as cause of AIDS (Hirschfeld et al., 1/26).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Liberia bans female genital mutilation — but only for a year (Batha, 1/25).

U.N. News Centre: Largest yellow fever vaccination campaign in Nigeria’s history under way — U.N. health agency (1/25).

Xinhua News: Global level of leprosy is alarming and unnecessary: U.N. expert (1/26).