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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.

The following news items either mention the Division of Global Health Protection or are national and international news items related to our areas of focus. For more global health news, visit CDC Global Health in the News.

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

As Zika danger wanes, travel warnings are eased for pregnant women The Washington Post

Why public health officials have only ever eradicated one disease Popular Science

Ebola Responders Face 2 Problems. The Solution To One Could Make The Other Worse NPR

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

WHO unveils sweeping reforms in drive towards “triple billion” targets World Health Organization

New funding models for health urgently needed, experts warn The Telegraph

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

UN report says vaccine hesitancy helped spark worldwide spike in measles cases last year The Hill

New estimates aim to define the true burden of superbug infections CIDRAP

Measles outbreak declared in Philippines BBC News

Letter urges congressional action to stimulate antibiotic development CIDRAP

The Health 202: Trump to propose bold new HIV plan in State of Union address The Washington Post

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

Crisis in Venezuela threatens neighbouring countries as infectious diseases return The Telegraph

Invest in health for global security and growth, Gates urges donors Reuters

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

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