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With vaccine rates stalled, measles outbreaks deliver deadly, debilitating impacts worldwide

DRC, Liberia, Madagascar, Somalia and Ukraine account for nearly half of global measles cases Measles incidence increased in five regions around the world between 2016 and 2018, while deaths from disease rose from 2017 to 2018, data released jointly by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization today show. […]

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What we’re reading: A World AIDS Day look at real changes needed to end HIV’s impacts

The View From West Virginia – More than three decades after the first World AIDS Day amplified global calls for action against an escalating pandemic, the tools and the plan to end the American epidemic exist. But the view from West Virginia, described by HIV Medicine Association Chair Dr. Judith Feinberg finds policies, politics, poverty […]

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More than 150,000 Americans with HIV remain unaware of infection, while PrEP uptake represents fraction of need

With an ambitious, but yet to be funded federal plan to end the American HIV epidemic within the next 10 years in front of Congress, about […]

Tuberculosis

50th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Vaccine candidate shows effectiveness in preventing active TB disease

HYDERABAD, INDIA – The world is one major step closer to a vaccine against tuberculosis, researchers said here, with results from a clinical trial of an […]

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DRC Ebola PHEIC continues amid ongoing obstacles while vaccine approval represents “major milestone” for future responses

While the committee examining the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo emerged today from its 5th meeting with the conclusion that transmissions of the […]

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With vaccine rates stalled, measles outbreaks deliver deadly, debilitating impacts worldwide

DRC, Liberia, Madagascar, Somalia and Ukraine account for nearly half of global measles cases Measles incidence increased in five regions around the world between 2016 and […]