Monthly Archives: March 2017

Georgia’s Fight to Modernize HIV Criminalization Laws

On March 23 2017, Georgia Equality helped those who are passionate about reforming Georgia’s outdated, discriminatory and unscientific HIV criminalization laws by hosting an HIV Criminalization Advocacy Training. As part of a comprehensive, community-centered approach to HIV prevention and care, this training was led by Emily Brown, Nina Martinez and Torrian Baskerville of Georgia […]

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A new test to rapidly identify worldwide TB infections

Tuberculosis (TB), once better known as consumption for the way its victims wasted away, has a long and deadly history, with estimates indicating it may have killed more people than any other… …read more

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Yellow fever – Suriname

On 9 March 2017, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands reported a case of yellow fever to WHO. The patient is a Dutch adult female traveller who visited Suriname from the middle of February until early March 2017. She was not vaccinated against yellow fever. …read […]

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Zika virus: Cure steps closer with protein-mapping study

By mapping the function of a key protein that helps the Zika virus replicate and spread, researchers open a path that could lead to new drugs to stop it. …read more

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Socially contagious itching hardwired into brain

A study revealed the underlying brain mechanisms of contagious itching in mice. The findings shed light on the mechanisms of itch, and of socially contagious behaviors. …read more

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