Daily Archives: April 13, 2016

CDC confirms Zika causes microcephaly, other birth defects

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Scientific criteria support unprecedented link between vector-borne illness and devastating birth defects, Frieden says, while efforts to quantify risks continue Saying data and an accumulation of evidence leave no further doubt about links between Zika infection and birth defects, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed today that infection with the mosquito-born virus during […]

Local issues are global issues . . . we’re reading about confronting global threats, on the ground realities

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Too soon to declare victory: “the end of the the AIDS epidemic” may be within reach, but . . . – “Leave No One Behind”  . . . “Protect and Uphold Human Rights”  . . . “Decriminalize HIV . . .”  “Ensure Treatment Access Now” . . . “Fully Finance a Comprehensive HIV Response” . […]