“Diets are one of the top risk factors of morbidity and mortality in the world – more than air pollution, more than smoking,” said Jessica Fanzo, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and a lead author

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Vaccines

November 30, 2018

Our greatest hope in defeating AIDS, Ebola, TB, and other infectious diseases, writes Mark Feinberg

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Reported cases of measles worldwide surged by nearly a third last year, partly because parents did not vaccinate their children, health organizations said Thursday

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The edifice of STD control that has stood since World War II is crumbling

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Just 15 years ago, in a historic act of global humanitarian leadership, President George W. Bush proposed in his 2003 State of the Union address the creation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Later that year, Congress passed the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act

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In a recent discussion of the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Peter Salama, Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response for the WHO, properly described the “perfect storm” of a potentially devastating epidemic in the midst of a major security crisis

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Money is just the obvious obstacle. A few diseases, like H.I.V., so far have outwitted both the immune system and scientists

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Listen now: Rachel Fabi weighs in on the ‘public charge’ and how to respond to federal policy change proposals that will affect patients’ health

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