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COVID ‘long way from over’ as cases and deaths surge – WHO

2021-04-12T19:29:18+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic is “a long way from over” but there are many reasons to be optimistic and it’s possible the pandemic can be brought under control “within months”, the head of the UN health agency said on Monday.  ...

COVID ‘long way from over’ as cases and deaths surge – WHO2021-04-12T19:29:18+00:00

FROM THE FIELD: providing hope for those living with HIV in Yemen

2021-04-11T04:00:05+00:00

Living with HIV in Yemen, a country mired in a seemingly interminable conflict, is particularly challenging, with medical supplies hard to come by, and only around half of all health facilities fully operational. ...

FROM THE FIELD: providing hope for those living with HIV in Yemen2021-04-11T04:00:05+00:00

Without access to vaccines, COVID will continue widening inequality everywhere 

2021-04-09T20:14:45+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented public health, economic and social crises, threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions and exacerbating inequalities throughout the world, the World Bank said at the COVID-19: Vaccines for Developing Countries event on Friday.  ...

Without access to vaccines, COVID will continue widening inequality everywhere 2021-04-09T20:14:45+00:00

Low-income countries have received just 0.2 per cent of all COVID-19 shots given

2021-04-09T19:46:22+00:00

The vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines administered have so far gone to wealthy nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday.  ...

Low-income countries have received just 0.2 per cent of all COVID-19 shots given2021-04-09T19:46:22+00:00

COVID-19 equitable vaccine scheme reaches more than 100 countries and economies

2021-04-08T18:12:32+00:00

More than 100 countries and economies have now received COVID-19 vaccines through the UN-partnered equitable coronavirus-busting scheme, COVAX. ...

COVID-19 equitable vaccine scheme reaches more than 100 countries and economies2021-04-08T18:12:32+00:00

Migrants left stranded and without assistance by COVID-19 lockdowns 

2021-04-08T13:44:26+00:00

Travel restrictions during the COVID pandemic have been particularly hard on refugees and migrants who move out of necessity, stranding millions from home, the UN migration agency, IOM, said on Thursday.  ...

Migrants left stranded and without assistance by COVID-19 lockdowns 2021-04-08T13:44:26+00:00

Audio Interview: Antibody Responses to Natural Infection and Vaccination

2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00

The continuing spread of SARS-CoV-2 remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What physicians need to know about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19 is the subject of ongoing updates from infectious disease experts at the Journal. In this audio interview conducted… ...

Audio Interview: Antibody Responses to Natural Infection and Vaccination2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00

From Vaccine Nationalism to Vaccine Equity — Finding a Path Forward

2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00

The global effort to develop safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines has yielded remarkable results, owing in part to early, decisive investments in clinical discovery through efforts such as Operation Warp Speed. These achievements highlight the payoff of stable, long-term support of basic research… ...

From Vaccine Nationalism to Vaccine Equity — Finding a Path Forward2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00

Vancomycin Infusion Reaction — Moving beyond “Red Man Syndrome”

2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00

In 1959, an article entitled "An Anaphylactoid Reaction to Vancomycin" hypothesized that vancomycin-induced histamine release from mast cells had clinical manifestations similar to those of anaphylaxis but less severe. The author named this reaction "Red Man Syndrome," reflecting the diffuse… ...

Vancomycin Infusion Reaction — Moving beyond “Red Man Syndrome”2021-04-08T05:00:00+00:00