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Liberia Confirms 2 New Ebola Cases In Woman, Child Who Recently Visited Guinea

Agence France-Presse: Liberia says latest Ebola fatality traveled to Guinea “A woman who died of Ebola this week in Liberia, months after it was declared Ebola-free, had traveled to Guinea with her three children, one of whom is also sick, the health ministry said Sunday…” (4/3). Associated Press: Liberia confirms…

April 2016 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The April 2016 WHO Bulletin includes editorials, news, research, and policy articles on various topics, including an editorial on knowledge sharing during public health emergencies, a research paper on the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV, and…

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Infographic On Zika Outbreak

Kaiser Family Foundation: The 2015-2016 Zika Outbreak A new Kaiser Family Foundation infographic offers key facts about the Zika virus, tracks the increasing number of countries reporting local transmission of the virus from January 2015-March 2016, and examines how U.S. government agencies are responding to Zika (3/31).

New CSIS Report Examines Polio Outbreak In Ukraine

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Polio in Ukraine In this report, Judyth Twigg, director of the Eurasia Health Project and senior associate (non-resident) in the Russia and Eurasia Program at CSIS, discusses the August 2015 polio outbreak in Ukraine. The summary states that the outbreak “laid bare the degree to which…

Devex Interviews FAO Deputy Director-General About Agency’s Zika Response

Devex: FAO: Against Zika virus, no one can fight alone “…Devex spoke to Food and Agriculture Organization Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo about her personal experience with the [Zika] virus and FAO’s recommendations to minimize the threat by reducing the spread of the virus…” (Donelli, 3/30).

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