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World, Business Leaders To Discuss Vaccine R&D Financing At High-Level WEF Meeting

Wall Street Journal: Health Threats Spur Vaccine Hunt “Ebola, Zika virus, and other infectious diseases have catapulted the threat of infectious-disease epidemics to a top spot at the World Economic Forum as world leaders meet in Davos this week. … Government, international, and pharmaceutical industry officials will gather in a…

Support Of Global Health Institutions; Empowerment Of Women, Girls; Investment In Innovation Crucial To Eradicating Extreme Poverty

Project Syndicate: Promises to Keep in 2016 Bill Gates, founder and technology adviser of the Microsoft Corporation, and Melinda Gates, both co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…[W]hile progress [on ending extreme poverty] is possible, it is not inevitable. Success will require political will, global cooperation, and human…

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Spreading To U.S., Worldwide; Experts Call For Prevention Methods, Including Vaccine Development

Forbes: With First Texas Zika Case, Vaccine Desperately Needed, Expert Says “…[Peter Hotez, director of Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development in Houston,] called [Zika’s] threat unprecedented in modern years because the only disease that compares is rubella, a relatively mild illness but which causes birth defects in the…

Russia Has Developed Two Ebola Vaccines, President Putin, Health Minister Announce

ABC News: Vladimir Putin’s Claim That Russia Has Invented World’s Best Ebola Drug Meets Skepticism “Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised health officials across the world today when he announced that his country has invented the world’s most effective drug against Ebola. … But experts immediately raised doubts about Putin’s claims…”…