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Tom Inglesby

Baltimore, MD
Editor-in-Chief, Health Security

Director, Johns Hopkins SPH Center for Health Security, working to protect people from epidemics & disasters. Inf diseases, pub health, research, policy

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Given how much of the health, security and prosperity of the US has come directly from scientific research, these are dismaying numbers. Science progress (and support) is imperiled without broad public understanding and appreciation of scientific research — Needs attention
Important to see these new research findings identifying novel abx resistance mechanisms in #cholera, and notable that it’s 2018 and world is still having to unravel abx resistance mech.s for such a global scourge #sciencematters #antimicrobialresistance
25% of people who had Chikungunya infxn have long term joint pain - remarkable and not widely enough recognized. It’s often summarized as “self-limiting viral infection” which doesn’t convey its impact, or the need for better prevention approaches
RT @AthaliaChristie: Agree - with the polio eradication program bringing in $1 of every $4 in funding WHO gets, it won't be easy. Vax pr… 
Will be crucial to continue range of childhood vax programs when/if polio eradication is successful, can’t let support for those programs fade
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