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U.S. Funding For Basic Scientific Research ‘Will Save Lives’

Washington Post: The March for Science could save lives Editorial Board “…Many of those organizing and participating in the March for Science [on April 22] say it is a statement of belief in the power of empirical discovery, and not an anti-Trump protest. It is fine to remain nonpartisan, but…

Financial Times Special Report Focuses On Vaccines

Financial Times: FT Health: Vaccines “Vaccine research grows vigorously, propelled by rising world demand to fight existing diseases and to guard against new threats. Ebola and Zika have recently caused huge international alarm. Yet the Trump era may give voice to increased vaccine skepticism…” This special report includes eight articles on…

Proposed Cuts To NIH Budget Threaten Scientific Research

Washington Post: Why slashing the NIH budget is indefensible Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation magazine “…When news of the proposed NIH cuts broke, scientists expressed fear about the far-reaching implications. In addition to biomedical research conducted at NIH headquarters in Maryland, more than 80 percent of…

Financial Times Special Report Focuses On Neglected Tropical Diseases

Financial Times: Special Report: Neglected Tropical Diseases “Neglected tropical diseases affect more than a billion people. These diseases of the poor are notorious for their disabling symptoms. Progress has been slow, but the drug industry and communities are redoubling efforts to eliminate treatable conditions.” The special report contains 14 articles…

CDC Blog Post Discusses Agency’s Efforts To Respond To Chagas Disease In U.S.

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Heart Failure at Age 46? Susan Montgomery, epidemiology team lead in the parasitic diseases branch of CDC’s Center for Global Health’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, discusses CDC’s efforts to respond to Chagas disease in the U.S., writing, “Chagas disease affects about 6-7 million people globally,…

New Analysis Examines West Africa’s 2013-2016 Ebola Epidemic, Calls For Real-Time Sequencing, Data Sharing To Contain Future Disease Outbreaks

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: A big-picture look at the world’s worst Ebola epidemic Mary Engel, staff writer at Fred Hutch, discusses an analysis published in Nature on the 2013-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, writing, “An international effort to analyze the entire database of Ebola virus genomes from the…

Panelists At Brookings Event Discuss Findings Of Report On Global Health Governance Capacity, Examine Future Of Health R&D Landscape

Brookings Institution: Forum on health governance capacity sees bigger role for private R&D investment Darrell M. West, vice president and director of governance studies and founding director at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings; John Villasenor, nonresident senior fellow of governance studies at the Center for Technology Innovation at…

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