Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO emergency panel debates COVID pandemic

The World Health Organization's COVID-19 emergency committee met on Thursday to discuss if the pandemic still warrants the highest level of alarm the UN health agency can sound.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Growing cholera outbreak in Syria infects hundreds, 39 dead

A deadly cholera outbreak in Syria has killed at least 39 people and infected hundreds more this past month, health officials said Wednesday, raising concerns about whether the war-torn country can put a stop to its spread.

Neuroscience

Nitric oxide signaling in health and disease

In a recently published review article in Cell, researchers Jon Lundberg and Eddie Weitzberg at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet summarize research in nitric oxide (NO) with a focus on ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO to reconvene monkeypox emergency panel on July 21

The World Health Organization said Thursday it would reconvene its expert monkeypox committee on July 21 to decide whether the outbreak constitutes a global health emergency.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox cases top 5,000: WHO

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that 5,322 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox had been reported to it in the current outbreak, 85 percent of which are in Europe.

Vaccination

Company hid problems with COVID vaccines from FDA

Evidence of quality control problems was hidden by a company contracted by the U.S. government to produce hundreds of millions of COVID vaccine doses, a new House committee report shows.

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