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The Worst Of Ebola May Be Waning But Flu, Drug-Resistant Superbugs Still Lurk

Staff Writer | Malay Mail Online | January 23, 2015

The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that the world needs a better detective system for emerging diseases...

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UK Doubles Support for Neglected Tropical Diseases - To Protect 200 Million People

Press Release | UK Department for International Development | April 16, 2017

The UK will protect over 200 million people from the pain and disfigurement caused by treatable tropical diseases, International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced today. Neglected Tropical Diseases, such as trachoma, Guinea worm and river blindness, are avoidable infections but can deform, disable, blind and even kill if left untreated. They affect over a billion people in the poorest and most marginalised communities in the world, stopping children going to school and parents going to work - costing developing economies billions of dollars every year in lost productivity and reducing overall global prosperity...

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