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    We Will End AIDS Only If We Reduce Inequality
    15 June 2021
    As vaccinations against COVID-19 ramp up across Europe and North America, many people are welcoming hugs from loved ones, restaurants and beaches are reopening and a return to a sense of normality in many countries is beckoning.
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    “The pandemic hurt everyone”: India’s oxygen crisis from the front lines
    26 May 2021
    It was the suddenness and the intensity of the second COVID-19 wave that took everyone in India by surprise. “None of us were prepared for this speed of development, this kind of rapidity with which it developed,” Dr. Bornali Datta explains over the phone. “This time, the pandemic hurt everyone, it wasn’t this distant thing happening to somebody else, it was every family, everybody was affected.”
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    Okinawa: Lighting a Flame for the Fight Against Infectious Diseases
    03 May 2021
    In Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday a team of global health advocates and leaders from “The Global Fund ― From Okinawa” team carried the Olympic torch aloft, lighting the way for a world free from the burden of HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and COVID-19.
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    In Fighting COVID-19, We Can’t Neglect Malaria
    25 April 2021
    World Malaria Day is a reminder that as the world battles with COVID-19, we still haven’t beaten a much older pandemic. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that has plagued humanity for millennia and still kills over 400,000 people per year – mainly children under 5. In fact, that grim number will almost certainly have increased in 2020 and will do so again in 2021, as COVID-19 has severely disrupted malaria testing and treatment services in many of the most affected countries.
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    Malaria and COVID-19: Q&A with Dr. Scott Filler
    22 April 2021
    With World Malaria Day on 25 April, Dr. Filler answers questions about the impact of COVID-19 on malaria and how we’re working to #UniteToFight the two diseases with our partners around the world.
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    On World TB Day, Crisis and Hope
    24 March 2021
    In 2020, we all witnessed in real-time the deadly impact of an airborne pandemic. In just over a year, more than 2.6 million people have died from COVID-19.