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    • The Fight Against Malaria Has Reached a Standstill

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Progress against malaria has stalled, and the disease remains a significant threat to billions of people despite the expensive, decadeslong efforts to contain it, the World Health Organization reported Monday.

    "The Fight Against Malaria Has Reached a Standstill" is from the November 19, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Malnutrition Wiping Out Children in Northern Nigeria, Aid Workers Say

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    Starvation in northern Nigeria’s Borno state is so bad that a whole slice of the population — children under 5 — appears to have died, aid agencies say.

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    • For Polio Vaccines, a Worldwide Switch to New Version

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "For Polio Vaccines, a Worldwide Switch to New Version" is from the April 12, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Trump Administration Puts U.S. At a Crossroad for Global Health Aid

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Trump Administration Puts U.S. At a Crossroad for Global Health Aid" is from the December 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • There’s Plague on the Prairie, but These Dogs May Be Protected

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Prairie dogs with a taste for peanut butter, scientists reported recently, can now be vaccinated against plague — the Black Death that killed much of Europe centuries ago.

    "There’s Plague on the Prairie, but These Dogs May Be Protected" is from the July 03, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola Strains Health Organizations

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    "Yellow Fever Outbreak in Angola Strains Health Organizations" is from the April 04, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • HIV Stalks Prostitutes and Their Children in Cambodia

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Prostitution in poor countries with high HIV rates has lethal consequences not just for women but for their infants, the study found. Mothers engage in riskier sex acts to feed their children, but because they are socially shunned or threatened with arrest, they often cannot get drugs that would prolong their lives or prevent them from infecting their babies.

    "HIV Stalks Prostitutes and Their Children in Cambodia" is from the February 20, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How a Tsunami in Japan Endangered Children in Cambodia

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The tsunami and nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, now threatens the developing brains of children in Cambodia — but not for reasons that were ever expected.

    "How a Tsunami in Japan Endangered Children in Cambodia" is from the May 15, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • To Prevent Malaria in Humans, Scientists Try Protecting Pigs

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "To Prevent Malaria in Humans, Scientists Try Protecting Pigs" is from the November 04, 2015 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Zika Virus: Answers about a Growing Menace

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    "The Zika Virus: Answers about a Growing Menace" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • UNICEF Cuts Cost of Vaccine That Protects against 5 Diseases

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    "UNICEF Cuts Cost of Vaccine That Protects against 5 Diseases" is from the October 24, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Easing the Toll of Sickle Cell Disease in Childbirth

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    Creating hospital teams devoted to treating pregnant women who have sickle cell disease reduced death rates for those women by almost 90 percent, a study at a major hospital in Ghana showed.

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    • New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    A new vaccine against a diarrheal disease that kills about 600 children a day worked well in a large trial in Africa and appears to be a practical way to protect millions of children, scientists said on Wednesday.

    "New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day" is from the March 22, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
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    "A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing" is from the May 09, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Scientists Report a Rare Case of HIV Remission

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    For the third time in recent years, a child born with HIV has been found free of the virus for a long period after a high dose of treatment early in life.

    "Scientists Report a Rare Case of HIV Remission" is from the July 24, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • New Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "New Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection" is from the December 22, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Volcanic Minerals, Not Worms, Caused Disease Outbreak in Uganda

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Medical detectives in western Uganda recently discovered that the wrong culprit had been blamed for an outbreak of crippling elephantiasis — legs so swollen that they resemble those of an elephant.

    "Volcanic Minerals, Not Worms, Caused Disease Outbreak in Uganda" is from the April 10, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Vietnam's Battle with Tuberculosis

    • By: Donald G. Mcneil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Vietnam's Battle with Tuberculosis" is from the March 28, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Rapid Malaria Tests Work, but With Unexpected Drawbacks

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    Rapid diagnostic tests have greatly improved malaria treatment in the last decade, but they also had some unexpected bad consequences, a large new study has found.

    "Rapid Malaria Tests Work, but With Unexpected Drawbacks" is from the August 07, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. McNeil Jr. and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Malaria Aid Saved 1.7 Million Children

    • By: Donald G. McNeil Jr.
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Over the last decade, American donations to fight malaria in Africa have saved the lives of nearly 2 million children, according to a new analysis of mortality rates in 32 countries there.

    "U.S. Malaria Aid Saved 1.7 Million Children" is from the June 26, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Donald G. Mcneil Jr. and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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