Quote about global health data in the article that is quite consistent with what I’ve seen comes from Richard Chaisson:
“They’re working with the best stuff they have, and the best stuff they have is not good.”
PLoS Med today has an article with some beautiful maps, co-authored by PyMC super-hacker Anand Patil. A World Malaria Map: Plasmodium falciparum Endemicity in 2007.
And, to make it a triple-crown news day for infectious disease, the Pope claims that condoms exacerbate HIV and AIDS problem. (I guess this was the big news a week ago, but it just crossed my desk today.)