Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Soaring COVID cases shine light on China's healthcare gap

Understaffed and underfunded clinics stand half-empty in parts of the Chinese countryside even as hospitals in major cities heave under an unprecedented COVID wave—an illustration of the stark disparities in the country's ...


Examining transport solutions for health

A team from Brazil has looked at the different stresses on the human body when walking, cycling, and driving. Their findings suggest that taking non-motorized trips is the best option in terms of health and well-being.

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Mask mandates go away in schools, but parent worries persist

Major school districts around the country are allowing students into classrooms without masks for the first time in nearly two years, eliminating rules that stirred up intense fights among educators, school boards and parents ...

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India begins vaccinating teens as Omicron fears rise

India extended COVID vaccinations to teens aged 15-18 on Monday, after officials tightened restrictions in big cities to avoid a repeat of last year's devastating outbreak.

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Warm weather in northwest Europe raises fresh virus worries

Much of northwest Europe is basking in unusually warm weather on Wednesday, prompting many people to throw caution to the wind despite a worrying uptick in coronavirus cases in parts of the continent.

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Turkey records its highest virus death toll

Turkey on Friday reported 141 new deaths from the coronavirus, the highest single toll since its first recorded death in March.

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Turkey's virus tolls tops 10,000

Turkey saw its coronavirus death toll surpass 10,000 on Wednesday, becoming the eighth country in Europe to reach the grim milestone.

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Europe, US reel as virus infections surge at record pace

Coronavirus cases around the world have climbed to all-time highs of more than 330,000 per day as the scourge comes storming back across Europe and spreads with renewed speed in the U.S., forcing many places to reimpose tough ...

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