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Health | Emerging diseases

H7N9: The Threat and Opportunity

In the last weeks a new strain of a bird flu virus was observed for the first time in humans in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The virus, which has been traced to a reassortment of genes from wild birds in East Asia and chickens in East PRC, poses many urgent questions and raises global public health concerns about an expanding outbreak

Susann Roth

Students of Mechai Pattana Bamboo School in Buriram, Thailand

Education

Educating the Poor the Social Entrepreneurial Way

In common with the best international schools, Year 10 students at the school established in Burriam, Thailand by former Senator Mechai Viravaidya, spend a year away from home (in this case, to the Thai beach resort area of Pattaya).  There they experience a different culture, gain independence, and develop teamwork as they transition to young adults. 

Karina Veal

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