Posts Tagged ‘infectious diseases’


The Global Virome Project: Understanding Our Viral Enemies to Create a Safer World

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There is no doubt that viruses, emerging and re-emerging, have become an imminent global health threat. Starting in 2014, we saw the decimation of West African countries as a result of the Ebola epidemic. Soon after came the Zika outbreak that continues to pose a threat to countries in the Americas and around the world. Since December […]

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Aligning Criminal Law With Modern Medicine: Ohio Supreme Court to Review HIV Criminal Statute

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This post was written by Hayley Scheer. Hayley is an LL.M. candidate in Global Health Law and International Institutions at Georgetown University Law Center. She is currently an extern at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to hns13@georgetown.edu. The Ohio Supreme Court recently […]

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3 Updates on Zika: Transmission, Surveillance & Funding

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WORLD AIDS DAY: SPOTLIGHT ON PREP FOR HIV PREVENTION

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December 1 marks World AIDS Day.  This day is an opportunity not only to support and advocate for the more than 1.2 million people who are currently living with HIV and AIDS in the United States, but also to spotlight the need for preventing new HIV infections.  There have been approximately 50,000 new HIV infections […]

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MERS in Korea: Why This Outbreak Can Be Stopped Soon

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This post was written by Daniel R. Lucey, Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and a Senior Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Any questions or comments about the post can be directed to drl23@georgetown.edu. The original post appeared on the CSIS Korea […]

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