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With bird flu spreading globally, some argue fur farming should be abolished to impede transmission to humans.
A smartphone-operated spectrometer has been developed to detect changes in blood caused by malaria.
Millions of people have moved to Mongolia’s cities in the past 30 years, where a lack of infrastructure combines with more intense rainfall to cause misery in slum districts.
Water and sanitation services are buckling after years of economic meltdown, with many people unable to afford safe alternatives.
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#infectious diseases Opinion

A female doctor with the International Medical Corps examines a woman patient at a mobile health clinic in Pakistan
Female frontline workers in Pakistan are now being offered a seat at the policymaking table. The benefits are likely to last well after polio is defeated, argues this government official.
To limit the impact of the coming crises on lives and livelihoods, governments must take urgent action to boost the resilience of their health systems.
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China and the United States cooperated for many years on health issues and it is in the world's best interests they continue.
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Healthcare workers are trained to address medical issues, but often are less equipped to deal with the emotional challenges faced by people with serious illnesses. Learning how to incorporate quality of life concerns into medical care is essential.

Policy & Finance

Lipstick and Covid-19

Policy & Finance

Help India now

Food & Agriculture

Meat is mayhem

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#infectious diseases Podcasts

Dr Athar Hussain SRM malaria podcast
Scientists in the Global South are studying how solar geoengineering could affect their communities. One team in Pakistan is focusing on malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that affects millions in tropical and sub-tropical countries yearly.
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Has Covid-19 really improved air quality? Eco-Business spoke to air pollution epidemiologist Dr Vivian Pun about the real air quality story behind the pandemic, and what the virus is telling us about tackling the world's most underrated environmental issue.
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