The Washington Post — It’s time to declare a public health emergency on Ebola
It is time for the WHO to declare the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern — a “PHEIC” — to raise the level of global alarm and signal to nations, particularly the United States, that they must ramp up their response.

Wall Street Journal — Trump signs executive order on kidney disease
President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at encouraging kidney transplants and less expensive at-home dialysis treatments, with the goal of reducing end-stage kidney disease by 25% by 2030.

STAT News — A Supreme Court ruling may have made it harder to get some info from the FDA
Anyone seeking certain information about a medicine from the Food and Drug Administration may have a harder time getting what they want, thanks to a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that expanded the ability of federal agencies to withhold confidential data from the public.

The New York Times — How Australia could almost eradicate H.I.V. transmissions
It took universal health care, political will and a health campaign designed to terrify the public, but nearly four decades into the H.I.V. crisis, Australian researchers say the country is on a path toward making transmissions of the virus vanishingly rare.

The Hill — Children urge Congress to renew funds for diabetes research
More than 160 children with type 1 diabetes made a personal plea for lawmakers to approve more funding to research the disease at a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Special Committee on Aging.