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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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US Naval forces move towards Syria as reports of chemical weapons use continue, most Americans oppose intervention

The US navy continues to move naval warships in the towards Syria in the Mediterranean gearing up for a possible military strike, with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel saying today, “President Obama has More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Somalia polio outbreak reaches 100 cases, ‘probably thousands more with the virus’ according to OCHA

According to the latest numbers from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the number of wild polio virus cases in Somalia has reached the 100 mark, this from a country that hadn’t seen polio since More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
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Violence against humanitarian aid workers prompts Doctors Without Borders to leave Somalia after more than two decades

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced that they will be moving all of it’s programs out of Somalia due to increasing violence More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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7,000 measles cases reported in northern Syria: MSF

In a follow up to a story two weeks ago,  Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is reporting a measles epidemic spreading across northern Syria where up to 7,000 cases of the viral respiratory disease has been reported. MSF More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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Doctors Without Borders vaccinate over 130,000 in South Sudan against meningitis A

In an effort to contain a meningococcal meningitis outbreak in South Sudan, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in collaboration with the South Sudanese Ministry of Health vaccinated a total More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Doctors without Borders issues statement on Nigeria polio worker killings

Humanitarian and medical aid organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) issued a statement today concerning the tragic murders of at least a dozen polio workers in Nigeria Friday. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
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Update: Doctors Without Borders treats nearly 4,000 refugees for hepatitis E in South Sudan

In a follow up to a report earlier this week, the epidemic of hepatitis E is escalating across refugee camps in South Sudan’s Maban County, according to a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Doctors without Borders calls for the rapid availability of bedaquiline in countries with high levels of MDR-TB

Image/CDC In a follow-up to a story earlier this week, the international medical humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on the rapid registration of “Sirturo”, More...


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