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Financial Times Publishes Special Report On Combating Malaria

Financial Times: Combating Malaria — Special Report “New tools and tactics are being used to counter the spread of malaria across the world. Governments and researchers are hoping drugs, promised vaccine trials, and new pesticides will help alleviate malaria’s huge economic and human costs. The global efforts are a race…

Treatment For West African Ebola Strain Effective In Small Study Of Monkeys

New York Times: Ebola Drug Works Against West African Strain in Study of Monkeys “…Six animals were infected with a very high dose of the virus and then, three days later, half were given the drug, TKM-Ebola-Makona, which was designed specifically to fight the West African strain. The monkeys that…

Lancet Study Examines Impact Of Ebola Virus On Long-Term Health Of Survivors

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: One more need in Ebola-stricken countries: Strategies to deal with survivors’ long-term health needs Antigone Barton, writer and editor at “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses findings from a new study published by The Lancet…

Scientists To Make Real-Time Genetic Data On Ebola, MERS Freely Available

Reuters: Scientists to share real-time genetic data on deadly MERS, Ebola “Genetic sequence data on two of the deadliest yet most poorly understood viruses are to be made available to researchers worldwide in real time as scientists seek to speed up understanding of Ebola and MERS infections…” (Kelland, 4/21).

Providing Subsidies, Information For Latrine Building More Effective Than Either Alone, Study Shows

Humanosphere: To get people to build toilets, turn to subsidies Humanosphere reporter Tom Murphy discusses “[r]esearch published in Science Magazine last week show[ing] that providing subsidies for the construction of latrines in northwest Bangladesh was more effective than information and motivation programs. Putting the two together produced even better results…”…

Gates Foundation Introduces New Grand Challenge To Address Newborn, Infant Gut Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Understanding How Gut Microbiota Affect Child Health Alexis Katsis and Brad Zamft of the Gates Foundation write, “We are … excited to introduce one of our new Grand Challenges Explorations topics: Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering. In this…

Climate Change Requires More R&D Into Neglected Infectious Diseases

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Could climate change lead to chikungunya? Examining the link between climate change and health Kat Kelley, GHTC’s senior program assistant, discusses the relationship between climate change and infectious diseases, writing, “Mitigating the risk of climate change will require investment in research and development for neglected,…

New Malaria Tests Under Development Could Improve Diagnosis, Treatment

Australian Associated Press/The Guardian: Malaria could be diagnosed through breath test, Australian scientists find “…Australian scientists have made the groundbreaking discovery that malaria-infected patients have higher levels of certain chemicals in their breath. The chemicals are undetectable to the human nose, but can be used to detect the disease much…