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The New York Times features icddr,b’s role in the global fight against cholera

Dhaka, 13 February 2017 - One of the world’s most influential newspapers, the New York Times, recently featured icddr,b’s decades-long legacy in battling cholera and the history of innovating treatment that cures millions of lives till this day. The article, originally published on 6 February, was reprinted as the front page cover story of its February 11-12 International Edition.

Commenting about this unprecedented coverage icddr,b’s Acting Chief Operating Officer and Principal Communications Lead, Catherine Spencer, said:

‘We are thrilled and honoured to have been covered by a news organisation having over 160 years of rich history in journalism. This will further fuel our passion towards creating a world in which more people survive and enjoy healthy lives.’  

The story can be read online here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/06/health/cholera-vaccine-bangladesh.html

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