Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Under-20s half as likely to contract coronavirus: study

People under the age of 20 are half as likely to contract COVID-19 than the rest of the population, according to new modeling released on Tuesday that suggests four out of five infected young people show no symptoms.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

TB cases and deaths predicted to spike due to COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic could significantly increase the global burden of tuberculosis (TB) due to disruptions to health services, and delays to diagnosis and treatment, according to new estimates published in the European ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Questions over virus models that prompted lockdowns

When the novel coronavirus began to circulate globally at the beginning of March, scientists turned to statistical models to predict the severity of the pandemic. The news was stark.

Medications

237+ million medication errors made every year in England

More than 237 million medication errors are made every year in England, the avoidable consequences of which cost the NHS upwards of £98 million and more than 1700 lives every year, indicate national estimates, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK scientist: Week earlier lockdown could have halved deaths

A scientist whose modeling helped set Britain's coronavirus strategy said Wednesday that the country's death toll in the pandemic could have been cut in half if lockdown had been introduced a week earlier.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global snapshot of COVID-19 response

Researchers from Western Sydney University's Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative (HADRI) have used international research linkages to produce a new report on government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic as it ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil surpasses 60,000 coronavirus deaths: official

Brazil topped 60,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus after recording more than 1,000 fatalities over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

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