The World ’s First Malaria Vaccine—and What it Means for the Future of Pandemic Response
On Oct. 6, the World Health Organization recommended use of the first vaccine to fight malaria. The decision is momentous and highly anticipated for many reasons: among them is that this is the first vaccine to help reduce the risk of deadly severe malaria in young children in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease remains a leading killer. The vaccine offers hope that there can be a circle of learning from one pandemic to the next. Malaria, our oldest pandemic, may offer insights on how we can survive contemporary scourges like COVID-19. Malaria evolved at least 2.5 million years ago and first infected humans in rural part...
Source: TIME: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raj Panjabi Tags: Uncategorized health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Surges in Undocumented and Asylum-Seeking Children Prompt Need for Better K – 12 Policies
491,000 children from Mexico and the Northern Triangle (Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador) arrived in the United States between fiscal years 2017 and 2019 and remained with unresolved immigration statuses. Of these, 321,000 were enrolled in U.S. K–12 public schools as of March 2020. About 75% settled in California, Texas, Florida, New York, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, and Louisiana. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

For Healthier Food Systems: Turn the Tide Against Ultra-Processed Products
The World Food Programme distributing food in El Salvador. The second of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. Credit: WFP/David FernandezBy Trish CotterMELBOURNE, Sep 21 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 has exposed serious vulnerabilities in how people around the world access and consume food. One of the more alarming trends is the significant increase in the consumption of foods that may be tasty and convenient, but harm our heath. These ultra-processed products include sugary drinks, snack foods, frozen meals, packaged breads and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trish Cotter Tags: Climate Change Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Gangs and modern-day slavery in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala: a non-traditional model of human trafficking - Boerman T, Golob A.
Trafficking in persons, also known as human trafficking or modern-day slavery, is a criminal enterprise that affects virtually every country in the world. Although coercion and force are often employed, the traditional model of human trafficking commonly i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

El Salvador Runs a Bitcoin Scam
The cryptocurrency as obligatory legal tender undermines dollarization. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador buys the dip as Bitcoin Law goes live, 101 Bored Ape NFTs sold for $24M, Ukraine passes crypto legislation: Hodler's Digest,...
El Salvador bought the dip after the Bitcoin Law went into effect, an SEC filing showed that MicroStrategy execs sold off stock in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador ’s Bitcoin detractors: Opposition groups gather as crypto law rolls out
While President Bukele enjoys widespread popularity, his law that makes Bitcoin legal tender does not. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador ’s Historical Adoption Could Send Bitcoin Past $100,000
One of the most important events in the history of bitcoin has taken place, with a nation making bitcoin legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador ’s Bitcoin Adoption To Cut Western Union Revenue, Increase Population Wealth
Money services providers could lose $400 million a year in commissions for remittances thanks to bitcoin, increasing Salvadorans’ money. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador's largest bank partners with Flexa for Bitcoin payments
El Salvador's Bitcoin adoption policy has been given a major boost with the country's largest bank Bancoagrícola partnering with digital... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cascading Liquidations Drop Bitcoin Price As El Salvador Introduces Legal Tender Law
The bitcoin price plunged $10,000 from recent highs as El Salvador officially adopted BTC as legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Bitcoin is like 'doomsday insurance' as traders mull flash crash, El Salvador effect
As investors mulled a "flash crash," some discounted the impact of El Salvador, which suffered glitches upon the rollout of its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panama unveils bill to make Bitcoin legal tender
The proposal comes one day after El Salvador officially adopted the cryptocurrency. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador reportedly fixes crypto wallet after bumpy Bitcoin rollout
Chivo is fixed and back online after Salvadorans reported issues with the Bitcoin wallet app. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin Nurses Losses in Wake of El Salvador ’s Glitched Rollout
(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin nursed losses Wednesday after plunging amid El Salvador’s troubled rollout of the largest cryptocurrency as legal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin bruised after chaotic debut as legal tender in El Salvador
Bitcoin licked its wounds on Wednesday, a day after its heaviest losses in 2-1/2 months as El Salvador's historic adoption of the crypto... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin crashes on first day as El Salvador's legal tender
Technological glitches plagued the first day of El Salvador accepting Bitcoin as legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin Nurses Losses in Wake of El Salvador ’s Glitched Rollout
(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin nursed losses Wednesday after plunging amid El Salvador’s troubled rollout of the largest cryptocurrency as legal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin falls as El Salvador ’s cryptocurrency gamble stumbles
Bitcoin became legal tender in El Salvador on Tuesday, but demand overwhelmed the government-developed digital wallet. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador's Chivo bitcoin wallet struggles to reach liftoff on launch day
El Salvador launched it's state-backed bitcoin wallet, Chivo, but it's still working out some technical snags. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin Is Now Legal Tender In El Salvador
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crypto exchanges struggle as El Salvador adopts Bitcoin
The rollout hasn’t quite been smooth. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin drops below $43,000 on El Salvador's first day using it
It's a volatile day for bitcoin, which briefly fell by about 10% Tuesday — below the $43,000 mark. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Now Owns 550 Bitcoin, President Nayib Bukele Bought The Dip
After buying 400 bitcoin yesterday, President Nayib Bukele announces they bought the recent price dip and now own 550 BTC. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fast Food Giant McDonald ’s Now Accepting Bitcoin in El Salvador
Fast food giant McDonald's began accepting Bitcoin payments in El Salvador on Tuesday, at the same time the nation become the first to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador buys the dip as Bitcoin price flash crashes to $42.9K
El Salvador now holds 550 BTC, according to President Nayib Bukele. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador adopts bitcoin as official currency, first country to do so
El Salvador became the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, with Pres. Nayib Bukele saying it will save millions in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitcoin tumbles 10% as El Salvador adopts it as legal tender
Bitcoin fell Tuesday after hitting its highest level since May as El Salvador became the first country to adopt the cryptocurrency as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador becomes first country to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency
The country has bought 400 bitcoin in preparation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BTC price further crushes resistance, nears $53K on El Salvador 'Bitcoin Day'
Bitcoin stays higher as El Salvador buys 400 BTC. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador bought $21 million of bitcoin as it becomes first country to make it a legal currency
El Salvador's bitcoin law, which was passed in June, took effect on Tuesday, making the world's most popular cryptocurrency legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador leads the world into cryptocurrency: bitcoin legal tender
El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, a real-world experiment proponents say... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador buys millions of dollars in bitcoin ahead of world-first adoption
El Salvador is about to become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador buys 400 bitcoin and plans to buy 'a lot more'
In June, El Salvador passed a law that will make it the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender alongside the US dollar. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Starts Mass Buying Bitcoin Ahead of BTC Becoming Legal Tender Tomorrow
Bitcoin will become legal tender in El Salvador Tuesday, Sept. 7. The Salvadoran government has started buying bitcoin ahead of the law... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factbox: Pros and cons for El Salvador, the first bitcoin nation
El Salvador will on Tuesday become the first country in the world to recognize bitcoin as legal tender, a move President Nayib Bukele... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador court rules presidents can serve two consecutive terms
The Supreme Court rules that presidents can serve two consecutive terms, a move attacked by critics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Positives & negatives from the USMNT draw at El Salvador
If you draw on the road, you are fine. Want proof? If the US men’s national team had drawn on the road at Trinidad & Tobago four years... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United States' inexperience shows with draw in El Salvador, a faltering start on road to World Cup
Nine of the U.S. starting XI played their first World Cup qualifier in El Salvador. They must learn from the experience before they face Canada. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT captain Adams: I'd rather play England or France than on the road in CONCACAF
U.S. men's national team (USMNT) midfielder Tyler Adams says he would rather play against England or France than in El Salvador (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT player ratings: Gio Reyna, Tyler Adams show promise in WCQ draw at El Salvador
A point's a point, though the US men's national team certainly had a few aerial chances to start their Octagonal path with a road win... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT vs. El Salvador score: USA settles for draw in Concacaf World Cup qualifying opener
The U.S. didn't have Christian Pulisic and it showed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2022 Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: USA vs. El Salvador - Starting XI, Lineup Notes, TV Channels & Start Time
Estadio Cuscatlan; San Salvador, El Salvador Live Broadcast: Coverage at 10 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network, Paramount+ and UNIVERSO... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT vs. El Salvador projected starting XI: Three things to know for USA's first game in Concacaf qualifiers
The Americans start their journey to the 2022 World Cup on Thursday night without Christian Pulisic and Zack Steffen (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matt Turner in as USMNT already hit complications around World Cup Qualifiers
The US men’s national team’s plane had barely even touched down in El Salvador when the complications began to pile up ahead of their... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Pulisic to miss USMNT's World Cup qualifier vs. El Salvador; USA goalkeeper Zack Steffen also out
The Americans won't be at full strength to open their qualifying campaign (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT's Pulisic, Steffen to miss World Cup qualifier vs. El Salvador
Pulisic tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 18. After isolating for at least 10 days in London, per British guidelines, he cleared... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Pulisic latest update: USMNT star won't travel for World Cup qualifier vs. El Salvador, per report
The Americans will be without their best player to start their road to Qatar 2022 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-USMNT star Hugo Perez targets World Cup qualifying upset with El Salvador
Hugo Perez was born in El Salvador, but represented the USA as a player. Now, he's coaching the country of his birth in a bid to reach a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christian Pulisic to miss USMNT World Cup qualifier at El Salvador
USMNT star Christian Pulisic did not travel with the team to El Salvador and will miss the Americans' opening World Cup qualifier. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news