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UNICEF, MSF Warn Of Severe Food Insecurity In Boko Haram-Hit Regions Of Nigeria

Associated Press: 75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: U.N. “As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don’t respond quickly, the U.N. Children’s Fund is warning. That’s far more than the 20,000 people killed…

26M Yemenis Face Starvation Amid Humanitarian Crisis Caused By War

Xinhua/New China: Humanitarian situation worsens as 26 million Yemenis face starvation “The impoverished Arab country of Yemen is now one step closer to famine, according to a United Nations (U.N.) report. People here wonder how much more suffering can 26 million Yemenis bear? … The airstrikes and fighting on the…

Americas Becomes World’s First Region To Eliminate Measles, PAHO/WHO Declare

Agence France-Presse: WHO declares Americas world’s first measles-free region “Measles has been [eliminated] from the Americas after decades of vaccination efforts, the world’s first region to rid itself of the highly contagious disease, global health authorities said Tuesday…” (Sheridan, 9/27). The Atlantic: The Measles-Free Americas “…The news came during a…

Kenya To Become First Of 18 Countries To Roll Out New Child-Friendly TB Medicines

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Child TB deaths set to fall as Kenya launches new drugs “More children are likely to survive tuberculosis, the leading infectious disease killer, after Kenya introduces child-friendly medicines on Oct. 1 — the first country in the world to do so. Some 155,000 children with TB are…

Kenya To Make World’s First Pediatric TB Drug Available At National Level

Devex: Kenya will roll out the first child-friendly TB drug “Kenya will become the first country to adopt and roll out at the national level the world’s first tuberculosis treatment for children next week. … The drug’s adoption in Kenya aims to correct a gap in TB treatment that frequently…

6 Pathogens Likely Responsible For 78% Of Childhood Diarrhea Cases, Study Shows

Humanosphere: Only 6 pathogens guilty for most childhood diarrhea, new study reveals Humanosphere writer and editor Joanne Lu discusses findings from “a new study that suggests vaccines and antibiotics just need to target six pathogens to tackle 78 percent of cases of childhood diarrhea, the second leading cause of death…

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