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Do Anti-Inflammatories Like Ibuprofen Aggravate Coronavirus?

Post Date: 
2020-03-20
Source: 
US News and World Report
“Unfortunately, with so many places experiencing patients with COVID-19, almost inevitably we’re going to see some strange associations, and it’s hard to know what’s going to be real and what’s noise,” says Dr. Larry William Chang, associate professor of medicine, epidemiology and international...

Could the Coronavirus Topple Nicolas Maduro's Regime in Venezuela?

Post Date: 
2020-03-20
Source: 
TIME
Dr. Kathleen Page
TIME: Dr. Kathleen Page: “I fear that Venezuela is going to have one of the highest mortality in the world from this disease.”

VERIFY: No, hand dryers will not kill the coronavirus; They won't spread it either

Post Date: 
2020-03-17
Source: 
WUSA9 (CBS, Washington, DC)
"Hand dryers are not effective," the WHO wrote. "In killing the new coronavirus." Dr. Larry Chang from Johns Hopkins University agreed. "There's no evidence that hand drying reaches enough temperatures," he said. "Or that drying out the virus is going to prevent transmission."

Rifapentine demonstrates efficacy for pregnant women, including those with HIV

Post Date: 
2020-03-14
Source: 
Infectious Disease News via Healio
Dr. Jyoti Mathad
Infectious Disease News via Healio: Jyoti Mathad discusses findings from the IMPAACT 2001 clinical trial.

VERIFY: No, mosquitoes will not give you coronavirus

Post Date: 
2020-03-13
Source: 
WUSA9 (CBS, Washington, DC)
To find out the truth, the Verify Team reached out to Dr. Larry William Chang, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. He said that this blame of the mosquito is nothing new. “The mosquito has been implicated in a lot of things," he said. "Way back when it was implicated...

VERIFY: No, sipping water will not prevent coronavirus, as claimed in viral post

Post Date: 
2020-03-12
Source: 
2020-03-12: WUSA9 (CBS, Washington, DC)
Chang said that the virus is transmitted by small droplets, that are released when someone coughs or sneezes. He said the tiny droplets will then attach themselves to a person's cells. "When you're drinking water," he said. "You're not going to wash away virus, which may have already gone inside...

DBT-NIH support 9th annual meeting of RePORT India

Post Date: 
2020-02-17
Source: 
BioSpectrum
Representatives of RePORT India and P. D. Hinduja Hospital
Consortium is chaired by Dr. Sonali Sarkar on the Indian side and Dr. Amita Gupta U.S. side, with oversight provided by DBT and NIH.

In pregnant women on ART, safer to initiate isoniazid after delivery

Post Date: 
2019-10-08
Source: 
healio.com
Initiating 28-week isoniazid therapy during pregnancy was noninferior to initiating it 12 weeks after delivery to prevent tuberculosis in pregnant women with HIV who are on ART.

Pune part of clinical trial to prevent TB in people exposed to multi-drug resistant cases

Post Date: 
2019-08-28
Source: 
The Indian Express
PHOENIX Study Team Members meet with local government health officials in Pune
Indian Express: Drs. Vidya Mave and Nishi Suryavanshi are quoted in this news article about a recent PHOENIx trial event at BJGMC Clinical Research Site

Ending the HIV Epidemic: On Baltimore's Front Lines

Post Date: 
2019-08-14
Source: 
WYPR: Baltimore NPR Affiliate
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WYPR: Kathleen Page discusses the status of HIV in a panel interview

Cured TB patients run risk of lung disease: Study

Post Date: 
2019-06-03
Source: 
The Telegraph (India)
Akshay Gupte
Dr. Akshay Gupte comments on recent findings that many who've recovered from TB face increased risk of COPD

U.S. wants UN to revoke credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government

Post Date: 
2019-04-12
Source: 
Reuters
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s legitimate leader.

U.S. calls on UN to oust Maduro and recognise challenger

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
Source: 
Canada Standard
The UN Security Security remains stalemated by veto-wielding members Russia and the United States. The council has been powerless since the start of the year when the crisis gripping the country escalated following elections in January.

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues

Post Date: 
2019-04-11
Source: 
UN News
Kathleen Page
UN News: Dr. Kathleen Page & colleagues briefed the UN Security Council on Venezuela's health crisis

HRW solicitó a la ONU que declare una emergencia humanitaria en Venezuela (Colombia)

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Zona Cero
Human Rights Watch (HRW) pidió este miércoles a la ONU que declare la situación en Venezuela como una "emergencia humanitaria" y organice una respuesta internacional a gran escala.

Pence: “Es hora que ONU hable” y reconozca a Guaidó como presidente de Venezuela

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Voice of America
US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday introduced a resolution calling on the United Nations to recognize interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó as the country's legitimate president and revoke the credentials of Nicolás Maduro's disputed government representatives.

HRW le pide a la ONU que declare una emergencia humanitaria en Venezuela

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
World News En Español
Human Rights Watch (HRW) pidió este miércoles a la ONU que declare la situación en Venezuela como una "emergencia humanitaria" y organice una respuesta internacional a gran escala.

‘You Shouldn’t Be Here’: U.S. Pushes U.N. to Pull Venezuela Envoy’s Credentials

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
New York Times
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday urged the United Nations to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador to the world body, portraying him as a loyalist to the country’s disputed president, Nicolás Maduro, and to a government that has allowed crime, violence and starvation to rise.

UN urged to declare Venezuela a humanitarian emergency

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Fox News
Human Rights Watch and public health researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are urging the United Nations to declare the situation in Venezuela "a complex humanitarian emergency that poses a serious risk to the region."

The Latest: Maduro calls US vice president 'ridiculous'

Post Date: 
2019-04-10
Source: 
Canadian Press
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is lambasting U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence's remarks at the U.N. Security Council as both "ridiculous" and "racist." In a televised address early Wednesday evening, Maduro said Pence's comments show U.S. leaders "think they are superior to...

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