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Research Competition - Young Egyptian scientists win competition to test Hep C virus on space station
Two Egyptian researchers at Technische Universität München (TUM) have won the “International Space Station (ISS) Research Competition” in the US with their project Egypt Against Hepatitis C Virus (EGAHEP). 
   
Suicide Report - WHO calls for coordinated action to prevent suicides
More than 800,000 people die by suicide every year – around one person every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization’s first global report on suicide prevention, published 4 September 2014. Some 75% of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. 
   
  Ebola Update - Vaccines, convalescent blood plasma in fast-track trials
Keeping pace with the rapid spread of Ebola Virus Disease since its outbreak in West Africa in March this year is difficult in the context of this magazine which is published only every two months.
   
  MERS Update - IHR EC: No evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission
The National IHR (International Health Regulations) Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 7 additional laboratory-confirmed cases – including one death - of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) between 29 September and 11 October 2014 to WHO. 
   
Tobacco Treaty - WHO makes progress despite pressure from tobacco industry
Two Egyptian researchers at Technische Universität München (TUM) have won the “International Space Station (ISS) Research Competition” in the US with their project Egypt Against Hepatitis C Virus (EGAHEP). 
   
Pharmacology - Drug discovery process will be fundamentally different in the future
Before joining Washington University in St. Louis, Michael Kinch, PhD, was managing director of the Center for Molecular Discovery at Yale University.

 Date of upload: 14th Nov 2014
                                  
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