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$18 Billion Needed to Defeat HIV, Malaria, and Tuberculosis

In Travel Vaccine News by Travel Vaccine

The Global Fund’s 2022 Results Report released today indicates a significant rebound for programs working to defeat HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the fight against these three diseases.
When the pandemic hit countries where the Global Fund works, the partnership rapidly mounted a response to deliver additional resources. 
Since March 2020, the Global Fund has invested more than US $4.4 billion to fight the pandemic and mitigate its impact on HIV, TB, and malaria.

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Polio-like Syndrome Alert Issued for Children

In COVID-19, Latest News by Precision Vaccinations officials recently issued an alert notifying doctors about an increase in enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) pediatric cases. This common virus can cause a polio-like syndrome in rare cases in children.
The U.S. CDC Health Alert Network CDCHAN-00474, issued on September 9, 2022, confirmed various healthcare providers and hospitals had notified the CDC during August 2022 about increases in hospitalizations in pediatric patients with severe respiratory illness who also tested positive for rhinovirus (RV) and/or enterovirus (EV).