Global Health Current Events

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Newsworthy Articles in the Global Health Arena

Sierra Leone institutes curfew to try and contain spread of Ebola, September 2014 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29305591

Haiti cholera vaccine campaign propsed, 2011:

www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/19/us-haiti-cholera-idUSTRE79I7OM20111019

First results of RTS outer surface protein + Hep B virus malaria vaccine trial:

http://pediatrics.georgetown.edu/documents/RTSMalariaVacc_NEJM10.11.pdf

Travel Vaccination – NYT Travel Section, Sunday July 31, 2011

Measles United States, MMWR Jan-May 2011

Responding to Cholera in Post-Earthquake Haiti, David A. Walton, M.D., M.P.H., and Louise C. Ivers, M.D., M.P.H., N Engl J Med 2011; 364:3-5January 6, 2011.

Political Violence and Public Health in Haiti. Farmer, Paul; N Engl J Med 8 Apr 2004.

Frank C. et.al – Epidemic Profile of Shiga-Toxin-Producing E. coli 0104:H4 Outbreak in Germany — Preliminary Report