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Covid-19: As State Department recommends travelers “reconsider” Asia cruise ship travel, CDC separate case count of “repatriated”

Moves come as WHO DG Tedros warns amid sluggish international funding response that “the window of opportunity” to control coronavirus spread is “narrowing” Reflecting rising concerns of community spread in countries outside of China, and a more than doubling of U.S. cases with the return of Americans from the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was […]

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China discloses 1,716 healthcare workers with Covid-19: Feb. 14, 2020

Dr. Daniel Lucey, who has responded to, and monitored information on outbreaks since 2001, has provided a series of updates and analysis on the outbreak, now an epidemic of 2019-nCoV, the novel coronavirus identified in Wuhan China, since Jan. 7. He continues to respond to and break down developments and data on the outbreak here. […]

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Integrating services works to curb HIV transmission from mothers to their infants and retain mothers in care, study shows

The following is a guest post by Emily Bobrow, PhD, of MEASURE Evaluation A combination of integrated service delivery approaches for mothers who are living with […]


Mass TB screening with point-of-care test is cost-effective, Brazil prison study shows

Suppose you have a large group of people, confined together, considered likely to pose a threat to people outside their walls, but without the ready means […]

Research & Development

In a decade of global health advances, Science Speaks coverage finds movement toward equity

This year marks the close of a dynamic decade in global infectious disease research and responses that changed expectations of what humanity can accomplish toward making […]


2019 nCoV: With quarantines, novel coronavirus brings new and existing public health preparedness needs to the forefront

The following is a guest post by Jeffrey Duchin, MD, FIDSA The quarantine and travel restrictions announced by the US federal government in response to the […]