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COVID-19: The HIV research advocacy movement offers lessons

What we have learned from HIV can guide responses to COVID-19 that are innovative, effective and inclusive, and can help end the pandemic faster The following is a guest post by Stacey Hannah of AVAC In biomedical research, there is a “before HIV” era, and the world we live in now. Before HIV, most responses […]

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COVID-19: Role of superinfections in novel coronavirus deaths highlights urgent need for sustainable development of new antibiotics

The following is a guest post by Cornelius (Neil) J. Clancy, M.D. To date, there are limited data on superinfections associated with COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by the novel coronavirus SAR-CoV-2. A handful of published reports, however, largely from China, suggest that bacterial and fungal superinfections may occur in a significant percentage of patients […]

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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 […]