The Biden administration moved up the US vaccination schedule by 2 months yesterday, promising enough doses to vaccinate all US adults by May’s end,
The P.1 COVID-19 variant first discovered in Brazil is highly infectious and may be able to evade the natural immune response, according to an initial, not-yet-peer-reviewed assessment,
Vaccines are not just tools for disease prevention, they’re also a means for countries to project soft power in lower-income countries,
Even as they were making countless sacrifices during the pandemic, health workers were targeted in 1,100+ attacks last year, according to a
Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine secured approvals for widespread use by the
Turning homes into “lethal lures” for mosquitoes has led to significantly reduced malaria among children in Côte d’Ivoire. Physical Barrier and Insecticides: Window screens and PVC tubes fitted with insecticide-laced screens installed under the eaves of a house brought…
Generally, tuberculosis kills more men than women.
COVID-19 cases may seem low in Burkina Faso, but the pandemic is soaking up precious emergency care resources,
Menthol cigarettes escaped a US FDA ban on flavored cigarettes in 2009, but that may change after a lawsuit from public health groups highlighting the products’ disproportionate use among Black smokers.
It’s not only sick patients who help researchers understand diseases. In the 1990s, a rare genetic mutation in 1 man who seemed impervious to HIV proved key to creating antiretrovirals against the disease, opening up “a whole new realm of medical science.”