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Amir Siraj
Spatial epidemiologist, vector-borne diseases Opinions are mine. RT does not mean endorsement
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Mandeep Dhaliwal Aug 4
Important innovation in the fight against : new 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial' ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Amir Siraj Aug 2
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Isaac Bogoch Aug 2
Here's a cool study evaluating self-collected swabs from the mouth & nose (not the big nasopharyngeal swab). Turns out self-collected swabs are about as good as healthcare-collected ones. This approach can save time, spare PPE & less risky.
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PATH Aug 1
As we stand at the intersection of , the movement, and increasing global urgency to address systemic inequity and racism, history offers important lessons about direct action and its contributions to public health.
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BMJ Global Health Jul 28
Diversity in the editorial boards of global health journals
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Alessandro  Vespignani Jul 25
Tracing and analysis of 288 early SARS-CoV-2 infections outside China
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Daniel Berhane Jul 22
No reason for to block internet in the peaceful after the assasination of Hachalu Hundesa. It's totally unacceptable the blockade continued after service resumed in several regions of . Abiy should stop using public services for partisian ends.
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Lia Tadesse Jul 20
is showing a sharp rise with the largest number of 704 cases reported in 24hrs yesterday. Once again, I urge everyone to follow the simple guidelines CONSISTENTLY to protect yourself, your family and community.
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Ethiopian Health Data Jul 20
updates Data as of 7/19/2020 Total(new) 🟡Cases 10107(+704) 🟢Recovered 5137(+196) 🔴Deaths 170(+3) 🔴Positivity 9.56% highest ever *Critical(patients in critical care) is no longer reported
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WorldPopProject Jul 17
New WorldPop paper in on assessing the impact of coordinated COVID-19 exit strategies:
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PATH Jul 18
is affecting how and where people are able to access . In response, "we've been active in promoting self-testing in Vietnam, Ukraine, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Uganda, Kenya and India," says PATH's .
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Marco Rubio Jul 16
Mask wearing isn’t some novel idea they came up with to control us Surgeons,nurses & dentists have used them forever to protect patients & themselves. If it doesn’t work,what’s the harm? And if it has a 10% chance of getting us back to school,sports & life why not do it?
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Angus Thomson Jul 14
France understands the crucial role that the WHO plays in protecting the health of all.
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Al Jazeera English Jul 12
Tearful World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom, calls for global unity to fight COVID-19 following US pullout.
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Kindeya G.hiwot, Prof Jul 12
DebreDamo located in , is one of ’s most important monasteries & is thought to date back to Aksumite times and the 6th-century reign of King Gebre Meskel. The monastery’s formidable cliffs make for one of ’s most memorable experiences.
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Awol Allo Jul 11
The defining ideological battle in Ethiopia today is not b/n extremists & moderates. It’s between those who believe they are entitled to rule, dominate or control in the name of an exclusive ideology called Ethiopianess & those who want 2 break free from such control & domination
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Dawd S. Siraj Jul 10
An old picture comes to life! My dad accepting his degree from the late king, King Haileselassie!
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Amir Siraj Jul 9
How Singapore is holding an election during the COVID-19 pandemic
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PATH Jul 9
We have created a biorepository of qualified clinical specimens to help developers validate the performance of new COVID-19 tests. Priority given to groups demonstrating commercial efforts to support LMICs. Apply here:
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