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Step up surveillance of emerging coronavirus variants, WHO urges

2021-01-13T10:45:19+00:00

Efforts should be stepped up to quickly identify and study emerging variants of the COVID-19-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus, UN World Health Organization (WHO) scientists said on Tuesday.  ...

Step up surveillance of emerging coronavirus variants, WHO urges2021-01-13T10:45:19+00:00

UNICEF chief: Closing schools should be ‘measure of last resort’ 

2021-01-12T17:46:35+00:00

The head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) underscored on Tuesday that “no effort should be spared” to keep children in school, as the coronavirus pandemic continues into a second year.  ...

UNICEF chief: Closing schools should be ‘measure of last resort’ 2021-01-12T17:46:35+00:00

UN agencies and partners establish global Ebola vaccine stockpile

2021-01-12T06:42:25+00:00

In a major milestone in the fight against deadly diseases, United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners announced on Tuesday, the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile, to help control future epidemics by ensuring timely access to vaccines for populations at risk, during outbreaks.  ...

UN agencies and partners establish global Ebola vaccine stockpile2021-01-12T06:42:25+00:00

Get COVID-19 vaccinations for ‘high-risk’ populations underway within 100 days worldwide, Tedros urges

2021-01-11T22:44:45+00:00

There needs to be a “collective commitment” to get vaccinations underway worldwide for health workers and others who are at high risk of catching COVID-19, within the next 100 days, said the UN health agency chief on Monday. ...

Get COVID-19 vaccinations for ‘high-risk’ populations underway within 100 days worldwide, Tedros urges2021-01-11T22:44:45+00:00

Doctor as Street-Level Bureaucrat

2021-01-09T19:00:00+00:00

One slow afternoon in urgent care, the triage nurse came and found me in the doctors’ room to tell me a patient had arrived. He handed me a vitals sheet, wrote the patient’s initials on the white board with "pneumonia" as the working diagnosis, and then described the situation. The nurse...

Doctor as Street-Level Bureaucrat2021-01-09T19:00:00+00:00

Vaccinating equitably ‘saves lives, stabilizes health systems’ – WHO chief 

2021-01-08T21:20:54+00:00

Two billion doses of “safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines” have been secured by the international equitable vaccine alliance COVAX, and they will be ready for distribution as soon they are delivered, the UN health agency chief said on Friday.  ...

Vaccinating equitably ‘saves lives, stabilizes health systems’ – WHO chief 2021-01-08T21:20:54+00:00

WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as cases rise across Europe

2021-01-07T20:52:41+00:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a “tipping point” in the fight against COVID-19, amid surging cases in Europe and the fresh challenge of a mutating virus.  ...

WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as cases rise across Europe2021-01-07T20:52:41+00:00

Audio Interview: Planning for the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Rollout

2021-01-07T19:00:00+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: Planning for the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Rollout2021-01-07T19:00:00+00:00

Beyond Politics — Promoting Covid-19 Vaccination in the United States

2021-01-06T19:00:00+00:00

The United States has invested more than $10 billion in Operation Warp Speed to fast-track SARS-CoV-2 vaccines from conception to market in 1 year. The result is 11 candidates reaching the final stage of Food and Drug Administration testing — a phenomenal improvement over past development… ...

Beyond Politics — Promoting Covid-19 Vaccination in the United States2021-01-06T19:00:00+00:00

Open Schools, Covid-19, and Child and Teacher Morbidity in Sweden

2021-01-06T19:00:00+00:00

To the Editor: In mid-March 2020, many countries decided to close schools in an attempt to limit the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Sweden was one of the few countries that decided to keep preschools… ...

Open Schools, Covid-19, and Child and Teacher Morbidity in Sweden2021-01-06T19:00:00+00:00