As global COVID-19 death rates are again climbing, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday tore into booster shot plans by 2 pharma companies and wealthy countries,
Power outages are a pain at the best of times—when they occur in hospitals, they can be deadly and costly. Now, they are a top concern for South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Although US, hospitals largely got ahead of the well-documented ventilator shortage, many patients died because they couldn’t get an ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
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The US CDC is calling for schools to reopen fully this fall—and that only unvaccinated students and staff need to mask up, according to
The latest menace in the fight against the pandemic—the fast-spreading delta variant—can evade some antibodies produced by COVID-19 vaccines and natural infection, according to new
An estimated 7.5% of men who have sex with men globally have syphilis, a new study shows—an unacceptably high percentage that should serve as a wake-up
Climate change will extend the threat of mosquito-borne diseases malaria and dengue to a total of 8.4 billion people by 2080—unless significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are made, according to a new
When the pandemic hit hard in the Appalachian highlands, health workers at Johnston Memorial Hospital were lionized by some. But as COVID-19 spread in the community, so did conspiracy theories that mobile morgues were stage props; nurses were profiting from COVID-19…
As India battles a devastating wave of COVID-19 cases, another crisis is waiting in the wings that will far outlast the pandemic: a chronic fungal disease that kills slowly and is extraordinarily difficult to diagnose and treat. Preying on the weakened immune systems of…