Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World virus deaths top 800,000 as nations ramp up measures

The global death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 800,000, according to an AFP count on Saturday, with numerous countries ramping up restrictions in an effort to battle an eruption of new cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO hopes end to pandemic in 'less than two years'

The World Health Organization said Friday it hopes the planet will be rid of the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years—faster than it took for the Spanish flu.


Mobile device to provide instant diagnosis of heart diseases

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) continue to be a leading cause of death. According to the World Health Organization, more people die annually from CVDs than from any other cause. Since their diagnosis might require specialised ...