Archive for 12/2012

22 – 28 December 2012

Brian Greenwood on Voice of America discussing issues raised by the World Health Organization’s World Malaria Report 2012: “We do have quite clear evidence that there is resistance to the artemisinins, particularly in Cambodia…It would be a disaster if those parasites got loose in Africa and our main…

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15 – 21 December 2012

John Edmunds and Alma Adler speak to Sky News about preliminary findings from the UK Flusurvey: “The data are very preliminary and flu levels are still very low but overall the results suggest that contrary to what we expected to find, there is no such thing as man flu.”Also…

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8 – 14 December 2012

Peter Piot and Sandy Cairncross speak to BBC News about the global burden of disease. Also covered by Reuters and numerous titles worldwide.

Brendan Wren in the Guardian on tracking the origins of the UK outbreak of C. Difficile: “Since these strains acquired resistance to this frontline antibiotic, not only…

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1 – 7 December 2012

Virginia Berridge speaks to BBC Wales about the tobacco display ban coming into force in Wales: “A reduction might be achieved but a smoke-free society is probably unrealistic. If we look at an area that is increasing parallel – the ‘war on drugs’ approach – that hasn’t achieved nil consumption…

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