Public Health in the News – August 9, 2015

Global

  • Christian Bréchot, President of the Pasteur Institute in Paris, writes in a Nature World View piece about lessons we can learn from Ebola responses and measures we should take for future outbreaks.
  • Protests erupted in Russia following the destruction of 350 tons of food – all imported products from Europe and the U.S. that had been banned.

National

Illinois/Chicago

Northwestern

  • Check out our post about recent public health stories from the NU community! A Social Justice News Nexus fellow uncovered a phenomenon where Puerto Rican men are abandoned on Chicago’s streets, Northwestern students bring health resources to Evanston and Skokie libraries, and an NU professor integrates health technology into peoples’ lifestyles.
  • Scientists at Northwestern have received a 5-year, $17 million grant to develop a drug delivery system for people at high risk of contracting HIV.
  • Northwestern’s Evanston campus recently hosted practice drills for emergency responders that simulated possible laboratory accidents.
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