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What we’re reading: Geospatial analysis of HIV

The following is a guest post by John Spencer of MEASURE Evaluation. “How do we reach people needing HIV treatment?” “What towns and communities should be prioritized to help stem the spread of HIV?” Each year, PEPFAR teams around the world ask questions like these as they decide which programs to prioritize. It’s worth taking […]

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Could GeneXpert viral load test represent a potential win-win for the TB and HIV responses?

Researchers comparing measures in India study say yes The breakthrough represented by the development and WHO approval in 2010 of the GeneXpert rapid test to detect tuberculosis and TB drug resistantance still stands alone among innovative diagnostic advances against the disease, researchers from McGill University writing to The Lancet Global Health journal have noted. But […]

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Ebola survivor study finds evidence of virus in semen more than two years after illness

Prolonged persistence of virus has personal, public health, research implications A Liberia-based study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases has found evidence of Ebola in the semen of 11 of 137 Ebola survivors who donated samples more than two years after the onset of their illness. The study followed 149 survivors of the 2013 – […]

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Could GeneXpert viral load test represent a potential win-win for the TB and HIV responses?

Researchers comparing measures in India study say yes The breakthrough represented by the development and WHO approval in 2010 of the GeneXpert rapid test to detect […]

Tuberculosis

TB killed an estimated 239,000 children in 2015, nearly all of them untreated, study finds

Analysis shows TB may be sixth highest cause of under-five deaths; toll could be prevented with improved case-finding, diagnosis A study has produced the first estimates […]

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Investigation of fatal congenital Zika cases show injury to spinal cord caused by virus

Report gives evidence that neurological impacts of Zika go beyond effects on brain development By the time pediatric pathologists explored the cases reported in the August […]

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Ebola survivor study finds evidence of virus in semen more than two years after illness

Prolonged persistence of virus has personal, public health, research implications A Liberia-based study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases has found evidence of Ebola in the […]