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WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general

WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general
May 23, 2017

WHO has elected former Ethiopian minister of health and minister of foreign affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, its director-general, making him the first African to hold the position.

Tedros, who has also served as chair of the UNAIDS program coordinating board, was chosen from among three finalists. He starts his 5-year term on July 1.

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of Americans’ access to…

ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017
Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care. The paper, titled A Prescription for a
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Norovirus outbreak grows to 2,800 cases in northern California schools

May 23, 2017
Health officials from Yolo County in northern California have reported an outbreak of norovirus in the county schools with 2,836 cases among students and faculty…
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Amphotericin B safe, effective for pediatric treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

May 23, 2017
The use of short-course liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis obtained in the Mediterranean demonstrated safety and efficacy in children…
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Current Understanding of the Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields

Pediatric Annals, April 2017, Volume 46 Issue 4
There has been an exponential increase in the use of electronic devices over the past few decades. This has led to…
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Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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