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Congressional Failure To Act On Zika Funding Could Hurt GOP, Analyst, Republican Senator Say

The Atlantic: Why Zika Needed An Ounce of Prevention “In all likelihood, Congress was never all that close to finding a way to push past factional politics and fund efforts to fight Zika. Lawmakers have adjourned for recess after a failure to find common ground on the issue … Congress’s…

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May 2, 2016

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U.S. Reports First Zika Fatality In Puerto Rico; CDC Official Discusses Possibility Of Wider U.S. Outbreak In Interview

CNBC: Zika to create ‘small number’ of U.S. cases, a cure will ‘take time’: CDC “…[A] 70-year-old man in Puerto Rico infected with the disease died from complications, according to health officials, becoming the first U.S. casualty from the deadly infection. In an interview with CNBC, a top public health…

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Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Responds To Quora Question On How To Address Zika, Calls For Additional Funding

Newsweek: Quora Question: Hillary Clinton on How We Stop Zika in the U.S. “Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. … Answer from Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and 2016…

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Ebola Can Lie Dormant But Become Infectious In Recovered Patients, Study Says

NPR: Ebola Carriers? Why The Virus Keeps Coming Back “Just when health officials think the Ebola outbreak is over in West Africa, the virus pops up again seemingly out of the blue. It’s happened at least five times so far. Now scientists are starting to figure out why: The virus…

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U.S. Vice President Biden, Pope Francis Urge More Investment In Cancer Research, Care During Vatican Conference

Bloomberg: Joe Biden Looks for Pope’s Help on Cancer After Son’s Death “…On Friday, Vice President Joe Biden sought a lift from Pope Francis for the White House’s ‘moonshot’ effort to cure cancer. Speaking at a Vatican conference on regenerative medicine, Biden asked foreign governments and pharmaceutical companies to join…

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France To Push For International Regulations For New Drug Pricing At G7 Meeting

Reuters: France gets G7 to discuss global regulation of medicine prices “France will press its G7 partners this month to launch an ‘irreversible’ process to control the prices of new medicines, part of a global drive to make life-saving drugs more affordable, three sources told Reuters. President Francois Hollande said…

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U.S. Defense Department Releases Final Report On Bombing Of MSF Hospital In Kunduz, Afghanistan

The Atlantic: The Fallout From the Kunduz Airstrike “Sixteen U.S. military personnel are being disciplined for the errors that led to the U.S. bombing of a civilian hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last October, the Defense Department announced Friday. … The hospital in Kunduz was run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF),…

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New York Times Features Photo Essay On Maternal Health Care In Sierra Leone After Ebola

New York Times: How Ebola Destroyed Maternal Health Gains in Sierra Leone “…[Sierra Leone] is still reeling from the effects of the Ebola outbreak, which has crippled its health care system. Monique Jaques, an American photographer who traveled to Sierra Leone late last year to photograph Ebola’s aftermath for a…

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Editorial, Opinion Piece Discuss U.S. Military’s Investigation Into Bombing Of Civilian Hospital In Afghanistan

Wall Street Journal: Accountability in Kunduz Editorial Board “The Pentagon on Friday released the results of its investigation into the mistaken bombing of a hospital last October in Afghanistan … Sixteen military personnel have been punished in the attack, including one general officer, which typically means demotions and an end…

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