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More bad news for malaria vaccine

The protection provided by the world’s first malaria vaccine all but disappears after seven years, according to a new study. A phase-two clinical trial of Mosquirix (RTS,S) in Kenya showed just 4 percent effectiveness in children older than 7 years. With an already relatively low rate of malaria prevention, this is another setback for GlaxoSmithKline, the

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Doing Today’s Work Superbly Well — Treating Ebola with Current Tools — NEJM

Doing Today’s Work Superbly Well — Treating Ebola with Current Tools — NEJM.

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Ebola in a Stew of Fear

Gregg Mitman provides important information about how historical perceptions linking Africa and infectious disease have influenced and are resurfacing in the modern Ebola outbreak. Ebola in a Read More

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What Is a Public Health “Emergency”?

A NEJM Perspective by Rebecca Haffajee, Wendy E. Parmet, and Michelle M. Mello explores the meaning of “emergency” in public health and the courses of Read More

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#NEJM on the #Ebola Outbreak

The New England Journal of Medicine has issued several perspective pieces and brief reports about the Ebola Outbreak.  Resources include an interactive map detailing Ebola cases Read More

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Can Big Pharma Save the Poor?

Do big pharmaceutical companies have a role to play in global health? Yes. Is it a role they want to play? Maybe. When the idea Read More

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Unpredictable West Nile Virus

In this editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine, Lyle R. Petersen and Marc Fischer discuss the difficulty of predicting and controlling the West Nile Virus. Read More

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