• New Drugs Ipilimumab and Nivolumab were tested on 945 patients with advanced melanoma.
  • In more than 1/2 the cases, the tumors receded or stabilized for nearly an entire year; And in more than one in 1/10 cases, both drugs completely wiped out the tumor.
  • Ipilimumab alone costs $152,065 for a year of treatment
  • It's unknown why newborns account for 44% of all childhood deaths
  • Investment will fund a series of surveillance sites that will gather data "about how, where and why children are getting sick and dying"
  • Once in place, the system can be repurposed to detect and respond to new outbreaks
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has offically stated that the Ebola outbreak in Libera is over
  • There have been no new cases for the past 42 days
  • Liberia remains on high alert, as new Ebola cases are still being reported in neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea.
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