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Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

Three NGOs Fighting Tuberculosis with Mobile Tech

Tuberculosis kills over a million people each year, mostly in developing countries, where poor public health systems hamper efforts to diagnose and treat it. But NGOs are now embracing new mobile health technologies that could...

Officials Respond Slowly to Deadly Virus, Quickly to IP Concerns

Bickering about intellectual property rights is interfering with a concerted global response to a dangerous new infectious disease. Middle East respiratory syndrome is a coronavirus that first emerged in that region last April and has...