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Bill Gates, Ray Chambers Launch End Malaria Council To Build Political Will, Mobilize Resources, Support Innovation To Eliminate Disease

Devex: Gates doubles down on malaria eradication with influential new group “[Friday marked] the launch of the End Malaria Council, a group of influential public and private sector leaders committed to eradicating malaria, convened by Bill Gates and Ray Chambers. … Through this new council, they will mobilize the voices…

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Newly Launched CEPI Focuses On ‘Critical Part’ Of Preparing For Emerging Epidemics, Bill Gates Writes

Gates Notes: Preparing for the Next Epidemic: A First Step Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses how the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) could help contain future epidemics, writing, “CEPI’s focus on vaccine development is a critical part of getting prepared for whatever pathogens…

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Trump Administration Asks NIH Director Francis Collins To Stay On At Least Temporarily

Nature: NIH director Francis Collins staying on — for now “On the eve of his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump has decided to retain Francis Collins as director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) — at least temporarily. Collins has been ‘held over by the Trump administration,’ NIH spokesperson…

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CEPI Aims To Advance Vaccine Candidates, Develop Platforms To Accelerate R&D, But Needs More Investment

The Lancet: CEPI — a new global R&D organization for epidemic preparedness and response John-Arne Røttingen, interim chief executive officer of CEPI, and colleagues representing governments and foundations who are investing in CEPI “…[The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)] has two main objectives: to advance vaccine candidates against priority…

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Baker Institute Releases Policy Recommendations For Trump Administration, Including Briefs On Global Health, Science

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy: Recommendations for the New Administration “The Baker Institute has released policy recommendations for President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Focusing on a range of important issues facing the country, these briefs are intended to provide decision-makers with relevant and effective ideas for addressing domestic and…

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Blog Post Examines Potential Impacts Of Trump Administration On Emerging, Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases In U.S., Globally

BioMed Central’s “BugBitten”: The future of emerging infectious diseases in the Trump era Krisztian Magori, editor at BugBitten and assistant professor of biostatistics in the Department of Biology at Eastern Washington University, writes, “Today marks the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. At…

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Coalition For Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Formally Launched At WEF With $460M In Investments

The Atlantic: A Global Plan to Defend Against the Future’s Deadliest Diseases “…[Outbreaks like the Ebola epidemic won’t happen again] if a new international coalition called CEPI — the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations — has its way. CEPI (pronounced ‘seppy’) is a global vaccine-development fund, devoted to readying pandemic…

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Former U.S. Rep. Waxman Expresses Concern Over Appointment Of Katy Talento As Trump Health Policy Adviser

BuzzFeed News: Trump Health Adviser Linked HIV/AIDS Research To Prostitution “President-elect Donald Trump’s new health policy adviser, Katy Talento, tried to kill funding for HIV/AIDS research by claiming the money was going to support Russian prostitution, and she has suggested women can avoid the Zika virus by having their husbands…

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Most XDR-TB Cases Spread From Person-To-Person, Study Shows

NPR: Why Is Extensively Drug-Resistant TB On The Rise? “One of the big questions about extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis [XDR-TB] is whether this severe form of the disease is on the rise due to a failure of medications or if it’s spreading through the air. A new study of more than…

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22 Pharmaceutical Companies Launch Initiative To Advance Access To NCD Prevention, Care

Devex: Pharmaceutical companies launch new initiative to tackle NCDs “A group of 22 pharmaceutical companies have announced a new initiative aimed at tackling noncommunicable diseases and better assessing their individual, and collective, work to enable better access to care in developing countries. The new initiative, called Access Accelerated, will work…

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