CNN

01/22/2016 CDC expands Zika virus alert; more countries issue pregnancy warnings

This article about Zika virus includes comments from ASTMH President Stephen Higgs, PhD, FRES, FASTMH.

Parent Herald

01/18/2016 Underweight And Anemic Pregnant Women Are At Higher Risk Of Acquiring Hepatitis E

The study, conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on January 6, 2016. 

NPR

01/14/2016 5 Mysteries About Ebola: From Bats To Eyeballs To Blood

NPR asked ASTMH Scientific Program Chair Daniel G. Bausch, MD, MPH&TM, FASTMH, an expert on Ebola who is now working with the World Health Organization, to list the top five mysteries researchers still need to clear up.

The Economist

10/31/2015 One more punch: A Drug used to rid people of worms may be a new weapon against malaria

This article is about usinng ivermectin against mosquitoes that transmit malaria and is based on research presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2015 Annual Meeting.

NPR's Shots

10/29/2015 The Lone Star Tick May Be Spreading A New Disease Across America

This article is about how seemingly mild cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever might be an entirely different ailment, according to a new study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, .

Global Health Now

10/29/2015 Cuba & The US: The Next Chapter

A Wednesday night ASTMH session brought Cuban scientists to Philadelphia to nurture the connection—and as chair Roger Glass, director of the Fogarty International Center at the NIH, said, scientist-scientist collaboration will be the glue that holds us together.

Scientific American - VIDEO

10/29/2015 Working in an Ebola Protection Suit

Scientific American checked out what doctors and nurses do in order to stay safe while caring for highly infectious patients.

BBC

10/27/2015 Nobel-winning drug 'tackles malaria'

A parasitic-worm-killing drug, whose discovery won the Nobel prize, may also cut cases of malaria, say researchers.

Newsweek

10/27/2015 Ivermectin, Drug for Parasitic Diseases Developed by Nobel Prize Winners, Could Also Control Malaria

A drug used for several decades to treat tropical diseases could also be effective for preventing the transmission of malaria, according to new research.

The Wall Street Journal

10/27/2015 Nobel-Winning Drug May Help Fight Malaria

A drug used widely for years to treat tropical diseases may also help stop malaria from spreading, potentially offering a powerful new tool in the fight to eradicate one of the world’s leading killers, according to preliminary new research.

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