Public Health in the News – May 24, 2014


  • Should the same drug cost different amounts in different countries? Many non-governmental organizations say no – they’d rather have lower-cost generic medicines.
  • The mysterious Kawasaki disease may have originated from northeast China, and may be able to be transmitted through the wind, researchers report.




  • Northwestern Medicine recently hosted a panel discussion to support new legislation, which may help provide more antibiotics to fight multi-drug resistant organisms.
  • Northwestern professor June McKoy wrote an article in the Pacific-Standard about the costs of cancer treatment.

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