Daily Archives: August 11, 2016

Vacation time!

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Science Speaks is taking the last two weeks of August off. We’ll be in touch if news breaks. Otherwise, we’ll see you in September  . . . P.S.: For your summer reading pleasure in the meantime, see the  IDSA Global Health/Science Speaks report on AIDS 2016.

Zambia plague outbreak yields lessons learned — again

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When the first children with fevers and swollen neck glands arrived at public health clinics in the Nyimba District of Zambia in March 2015, health workers tested them for malaria. And when results showed the children had the mosquito-borne disease, they were given the standard treatment for that illness and sent home. As more patients […]