Global Health Now
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.
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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.
The Wall Street Journal
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.
Signs of dengue virus reservoir in China
A strain of the virus that causes dengue fever is likely to be endemic to southern China, a study has found, challenging widespread views that all the country’s dengue is imported.
Dengue virus 'endemic' in China, say researchers
With India in the grip of a deadly dengue outbreak, a new study suggests the virus has also become endemic in neighboring China where it can persist year-round, increasing the risk of more frequent and severe outbreaks.
Malaria as a Catalyst for Change in Myanmar
In Washington D.C., recently, more than a dozen senior officials and politicians from Myanmar, some from groups with histories of deep mutual distrust, joined together in an extraordinary effort: to eliminate malaria from their deeply fragmented country. This is move that could have a dramatic effect on the global fight against the deadly parasitic disease.