In the News: Global Health Protection and Security

A young boy looks out from behind a wall of corrugated metal in the Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. The CDC is conducting the International Emerging Infections Program in Kibera and Kisumu, in western Kenya. 2009

David Snyder/CDC Foundation: A young boy looks out from behind a wall of corrugated metal in the Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Disease Detectives: Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo external iconexternal icon Public Health England

Drone deliveries are advancing in health careexternal iconexternal icon The Economist

Is it Zika or dengue? New CDC guidance advises doctors to test patients for both.external iconexternal icon FierceHealthcare

Is it safe to travel to the Dominican Republic?external iconexternal icon The Washington Post

Health officials ramp up Ebola response after first cases reported in Ugandaexternal iconexternal icon STAT

What’s behind PEPFAR’s funding cut threats?external iconexternal icon devex

Lessons From a Pandemic, a Decade Laterexternal iconexternal icon U.S. News & World Report

Asia’s Longhorned Tick Takes Its First Documented Bite In The U.S.external iconexternal icon NPR

Snakebites And Kissing Bugs Among Surprise Items On World Health Agendaexternal iconexternal icon NPR

Health Officials Proposing ‘No-Fly’ Measures to Prevent Spread of Measlesexternal iconexternal icon Tech Times

How the malaria vaccine could change world healthexternal iconexternal icon BBC

FDA authorizes marketing of first diagnostic test for detecting Zika virus antibodiesexternal iconexternal icon PR Newswire

Immune To Drugs: Antimicrobial Resistance Could Kill 10 Million A Yearexternal iconexternal icon Forbes

CDC: Rise in US Malaria Rate May Be Linked to Increase in International Travelexternal iconexternal icon Pharmacy Times

Inspired by breath strips, scientists break away from needing a ‘cold chain’ to deliver vaccinesexternal iconexternal icon STAT

A Surprise Beginning for #WHA72external iconexternal icon Global Health Now

WHO Chief Pitches Universal Health Coverageexternal iconexternal icon Voice of America

Officials Probe Alarming HIV Outbreak in Southern Pakistanexternal iconexternal icon Voice of America

US unveils strategy to detect and respond to health security threats globallyexternal iconexternal icon Press Trust of India

Taiwan at greater risks of pandemics after WHO exclusion, says foreign ministerexternal iconexternal icon The Telegraph

When Travelers Bring Skin Infections Back as Souvenirsexternal iconexternal icon The New York Times

5 Things to Know About US Global Health Funding for FY 2020external iconexternal icon Global Health Now

CDC: Herd immunity helps to protect the entire communityexternal iconexternal icon The Hill

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambiqueexternal iconexternal icon Reuters

Amid superbug crisis, scientists urge innovationexternal iconexternal icon ABC News

UN: Smartphones, Digital Technology Can Improve Health Careexternal icon Voice of America (VOA)

CDC expert: ‘Revolution’ needed to address deadly fungus threatexternal icon McKnight’s Long Term Care News

Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHOexternal icon Reuters

Reports raise fear of imminent epidemic outbreaks in Nigeria, othersexternal icon The Guardian

The data are clear: Ebola vaccine shows ‘very impressive’ performance in outbreakexternal icon STAT

Nigeria mulls healthcare fund for Lassa fever patientsexternal icon Xinhuanet

Venezuela’s Health Crisis Is the Hemisphere’s Problemexternal icon Bloomberg

Engaging talks about disease outbreaks, drug resistance, disabilities and global health challengesexternal icon The Washington Post

A Billion People Will Be Newly Exposed to Diseases Like Dengue Fever as World Temperatures Riseexternal icon Infection Control Today

TB in US at all-time low, but global decline smallexternal icon Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)

Gender data gaps: New report highlights challenges in sub-Saharan Africaexternal icon devex

New funding models for health urgently needed, experts warnexternal icon The Telegraph

Hundreds of physicians urge Congress to raise funding for global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria effortsexternal icon Homeland Preparedness News

New estimates aim to define the true burden of superbug infectionsexternal icon CIDRAP

Giant Strides in World Health, but It Could Be So Much Betterexternal icon The New York Times

Anti-vax movement among top 10 global health threats for 2019, World Health Organization saysexternal icon CBS News