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Infectious disease
Is this the end of modern medicine?
An article examines the threat posed by new strains of drug-resistant infections, including a new case in southern China. In a separate comment piece, the UK's chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, outlines the need for actions on the part of healthcare professionals and the public to stem the rise of antibiotic resistance.

Sunday Times      - 22 November 2015 p.34
Osborne joins Bill Gates in bid to eradicate malaria
As part of this week's Spending Review, Chancellor George Osborne has announced a partnership between the UK Government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to set up a new £1 billion fund to tackle infectious diseases, including malaria. The Ross Fund will draw on the UK's foreign aid budget to support research into new drugs targeting diseases with "epidemic potential" such as Ebola.

Independent on Sunday      - 22 November 2015 p.11
Gene drive turns mosquitoes into malaria fighters
A new 'gene drive' technology, which can encourage the spread of specially engineered genes throughout a population of animals, could be utilised in the fight against malaria. Researchers succeeded earlier this year in adapting the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system to spread an antiparasitic mutation throughout a fruit fly population. However, the technique must still overcome debates over the use of gene editing technologies before it can be tested in the field.

Science    Vol.350  Issue.6264  - 27 November 2015 p.1014
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