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The top of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) webpage last week stated the following fact: For the first time ever, no cases of wild poliovirus have been reported in Africa in the last 4 months.  That...

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As the number of confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three West African countries with “widespread and intense transmission” gets closer to the 18,000...

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Since 2000, the number of malaria deaths in Africa and worldwide have decreased significantly, according to new data published in the World Malaria Report 2014. However, the report notes despite the great...

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An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, as new cases declined by over 50 per cent between 2005 and 2013, according to data released by UNICEF today ahead of World...

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The number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have topped 300 globally as the bad situation in Pakistan continues. With reports of 14 additional cases from Pakistan and one from Afghanistan, the global...

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Microsoft co-founder and Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Founder and Chairman of the Board, Paul Allen announced today $3.2 million in grants to three organizations to scale-up Ebola relief efforts:...

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PRESS RELEASE A new test will accelerate global progress toward eliminating onchocerciasis, a leading cause of preventable blindness in Africa. PATH, an international nonprofit health organization,Sunday...

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The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) found it’s way into the United States in the form of Liberian man, Thomas Eric Duncan who was confirmed positive for the lethal virus on Sept. 30. Duncan reportedly...

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PRESS RELEASE Despite decades of research, scientists have yet to pinpoint the exact cause of nodding syndrome (NS), a disabling disease affecting African children. A new report suggests that blackflies...

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An article that some, if not many, would consider controversial and conspiratorial was published in the Liberian Observer and has raised a lot of eyebrows as a Delaware State University plant pathology...