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September / October 2014

Dr Glass, Dr Gibbons, Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete, Dr Collins and others view NIH model in clinical center lobby

US-Africa summit encourages health investments

NIH Director Francis Collins hosted a number of African leaders and delegations at the NIH campus before and after the first-ever US-Africa Leaders Summit.
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NIH speeds efforts to test Ebola vaccine

Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease began this month at NIH, led by NIAID scientists.
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An electron microscopic view of Ebola virus particles, from NIAID

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Pakistan builds trauma and injury research capacity

With Fogarty support, researchers at Johns Hopkins University, Aga Khan University and Khyber Medical University have helped transform research on emergency care, injury and trauma in Pakistan.
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Chronic diseases threaten HIV/AIDS progress

An international group of scientists has proposed an urgent research agenda to study HIV comorbidities in a special issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
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