Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modified mosquitoes to fight illness in Florida Keys

Genetically modified mosquitoes are being released in the Florida Keys in an effort to combat persistent insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever and the Zika virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK's Johnson insists new lockdown will end on Dec 2

A second coronavirus lockdown in England will end on December 2, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday, despite suggestions it could be extended if it fails to cut infections.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How initiatives empowering employees can backfire

Strategies meant to motivate people in the workplace may have unintended consequences—depending on who's in charge. Recent research from Michigan State University and Ohio State University shows that empowerment initiatives ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic-related stress leads to less employee engagement

As COVID-19 cases surged this spring, the pandemic led some people more than others to ponder their own mortality. A new study in China and the United States suggests that these people were the ones who showed the highest ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil reports a record 1,349 virus deaths in 24 hours

Brazil reported a record 1,349 coronavirus deaths in a 24-hour period Wednesday, the health ministry said, as the pandemic continued to take a grim toll on Latin America's hardest-hit country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK mulls 'air bridges' with low-risk countries

Britain confirmed Tuesday it was looking at establishing "air bridges" with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting them from controversial quarantine measures.

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