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Why HIV Rates are Soaring in Russia

Russia is very close to its millionth registered HIV infection; 986,657 people have been registered as infected. Most experts believe that only half of all HIV cases are diagnosed and registered, meaning Russia now probably has two million inhabitants living...

Ebola Was Eliminated from Liberia. Now It’s Back.

A fifteen-year-old boy named Nathan Groote, died of Ebola in Liberia today. It’s the first Ebola death in the country since July. In addition to a tragedy for Groote and his family, this is an unfortunate sign. Ebola isn’t going anywhere. We can bolster...
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Scotland Welcomes Syrian Refugees

  Last Tuesday the Scottish public woke up to a message on the front page of The National  — ‘To the first refugees fleeing war-torn Syria who will at arrive at Glasgow Airport today, we’d just like to say: Welcome to...


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