Reuters – WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could worsen rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.

The New York Times – Giving malaria a deadline

With a new genetic tool, scientists move a step closer to eradicating mosquitoes and the deadly diseases they carry.

Reuters – Special Report: Juul copycats flood e-cig market, despite FDA rule

Now, a new wave of lower-priced Juul knock-offs is showing up at convenience stores, vape shops and online – despite a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule banning the sale of new e-cigarette products after August 2016 without regulatory approval.

CNN – Breastfeeding better for babies’ weight gain than pumping, new study says

But a new study finds another association: “Breast is best” for them even compared with giving babies breast milk out of the bottle.

Mass Live – 1 dead, 65 infected in Massachusetts hepatitis A outbreak affecting people who are homeless or use substances

An outbreak of the acute hepatitis A infection has killed one person and affected 65 Massachusetts residents who are experiencing homelessness and/or substance use disorder, officials said.

Voice of America – UN meeting will address world’s most deadly infectious disease

The United Nations General Assembly hopes to bring attention to the problem by holding its first-ever, high-level meeting on tuberculosis.