BBC — Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Ebola may soon be a “preventable and treatable” disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

Associated Press — New York probation offices screening youth for suicide risk
Probation departments across New York have started screening young offenders for risk of suicide as a way to connect them with mental health services.

PBS — How U.S. citizens’ health could suffer under Trump’s new rule aimed at immigrants
The Trump administration is scaling back public benefits for immigrants who are in the U.S. legally, but doing so may negatively affect the health and wellness of young American citizens, according to analysts.

NPR — To find the next antibiotic, scientists give old drugs a new purpose
With antibiotic-resistant bacteria on the rise, scientists are urgently trying to find drugs that will work against persistent infections. But coming up with new ones does not have to be the only strategy.

CNN — A chlamydia vaccine shows signs of success in an early trial
A vaccine developed by a British and Danish team was shown to be safe and effective during a randomized controlled trial involving 35 women, according to a study published in medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases.