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At Least 40 People Dead In Remote Myanmar Measles Outbreak

New York Times: Myanmar Measles Outbreak Kills 40 in Remote Villages “At least 40 people, nearly all of them children, have died from an outbreak of measles in a remote, impoverished region of Myanmar where there is little available health care, officials said on Saturday. More than 200 people have…

VOA News Examines Conflicts Between China’s Health, Economic Growth Programs

VOA News: China Battles Conflicts in Health Sector as WHO Raises Concerns “…It turns out that the Chinese government is playing two conflicting roles. It has taken some significant measures to ensure public health. At the same time, the government is engaged in activities that can result in increased health…

Thawing Permafrost Enables Anthrax Outbreak In Remote Siberian Region

NPR: Anthrax Outbreak In Russia Thought To Be Result Of Thawing Permafrost “Russia is fighting a mysterious anthrax outbreak in a remote corner of Siberia. Dozens of people are hospitalized; one child has died. The government airlifted some families out because more than 2,000 reindeer have been infected…” (Doucleff, 8/3).…

17 Indian Women From Small Islamic Sect Begin Petition To End FGM

NPR: Petition Against Female Genital Mutilation Provokes An Angry Backlash “…[L]ast winter, 17 Indian women from a tiny sect of Islam blew the lid off a guarded secret … They authored a petition asking the government of India to outlaw female circumcision. Until the petition went public in December, many…

CSIS Report Examines India’s Polio Eradication Efforts

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Catalyzing Health Gains through Global Polio Eradication: An India Trip Report Nellie Bristol, senior fellow, and Chris Millard, program manager and research associate, both at the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, examine India’s efforts to eliminate polio. The report specifically discusses how the Indian government…

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