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COVID-19: April 4 is a day of mourning in China, April 8 an end of Wuhan lock-down

The following is a guest post by Daniel Lucey, M.D. MPH, FIDSA, FACP Dr. Daniel Lucey, who has responded to, and monitored information on outbreaks since 2001, has provided a series of updates and analysis on what is now the COVID-19 pandemic in Science Speaks posts since Jan. 6, first published Jan. 7. This is […]

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COVID-19: In Amb. Birx, the White House gets a scientist, physician, public health expert and global health realist as response coordinator

If the criteria for the selection announced Wednesday night of Vice President Mike Pence to lead the U.S. efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 seemed […]


What we’re reading: This World TB Day an ancient pandemic meets the latest global health threat

As a New Pandemic Spreads, World TB Day Reminds us of Unfinished Business – Efforts to fight the latest global health threat can come at the […]

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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 […]


COVID-19: Groups urge Congress to provide emergency funding needed for domestic, global coronavirus responses

A coalition of medical, health care, health policy and other groups are calling on the United States Congress to swiftly and meaningfully fund emergency multifaceted domestic […]