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Daily drugs show promise as added tool for HIV prevention: Prescriptions for those at substantial risk

Judge says nurse who treated Ebola patients does not have to be fully quarantined

TheWashingtonPost: A judge who had temporarily agreed to quarantine Kaci Hickox, a Maine nurse who had treated Ebola patients, ruled Friday that she did not have to have her movements restricted.

U.N. Panel Issues Its Starkest Warning Yet on Global Warming

NewYorkTimes: The gathering risks of climate change are so profound that they could stall or even reverse generations of progress against poverty and hunger if greenhouse emissions continue at a runaway pace, according to a major new United Nations report.

Mounting a Good Offense against Measles

NewEnglandJournalofMedicine: Doctors and public health authorities need to renew their attention to measles, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center urge.

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents

AmericanChemicalSociety: Scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against dangerous chemical and biological agents, should the need arise. In the journal ACS Nano, they describe new spherical micromotors that rapidly neutralize chemical and biological agents and use water as fuel.