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    Put Human Rights at the Centre of our Battle Against COVID-19
    10 December 2020
    Throughout history, people have faced pandemics: the bubonic plague, smallpox, influenza, HIV and now COVID-19. Pandemics affect people of every creed, color and class. But they do not affect everyone equally.
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    How the lessons the world learned in the fight against HIV can help us defeat COVID-19
    02 December 2020
    World AIDS Day reminds us that while we battle to contain COVID-19, we still haven’t finished the fight against the last big pandemic to hit humanity. After four decades and the loss of over 32 million lives, the battle against HIV is still unwon.
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    Without Equity, We Cannot End COVID-19, HIV Or Any Other Pandemic
    01 December 2020
    While COVID-19 continues to accelerate around the world, the last few weeks have seen new optimism in the fight against the pandemic. Pfizer and Moderna have shared data showing their vaccines are more than 90% effective. People now dare to dream tha...
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    COVID-19 must transform the definition of global health security
    19 November 2020
    The recent announcements that multiple new coronavirus vaccines are showing strong results provide hope that life will eventually return to normal and the catastrophic death toll will end – good news we all desperately need right now.
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    Why drug-resistant tuberculosis poses a major risk to global health security
    19 November 2020
    Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a form of antimicrobial resistance that is difficult and costly to treat. It is caused by TB bacteria that are resistant to at least one of the first-line existing TB medications, resulting in fewer treatment op...
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    On the Front Lines: Responding to COVID-19
    14 September 2020
    With personal protective equipment, radio broadcasts and innovative mosquito net campaigns, countries are fighting COVID-19, shoring up health systems, and mitigating the impacts on lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programs. The Global Fund is supporti...