Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Merkel 'deeply concerned' by rapid jump in coronavirus infections

Chancellor Angela Merkel is deeply worried about sharply rising new coronavirus infections in Germany, her spokesman said Monday, urging citizens to keep to strict hygiene measures including masks if social distancing cannot ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO Europe chief urges nations to keep up COVID quarantines

The World Health Organization's European director warned national governments Thursday against reducing the quarantine period for people potentially exposed to the coronavirus, even as he acknowledged that COVID-19 "fatigue" ...

Health

How vitamin E acetate might injure vapers' lungs

E-cigarette, or vaping, associated lung injury (EVALI) has sickened thousands of people, most under the age of 35. Studies have linked vitamin E acetate, an oily substance in some vaping liquids, to the disorder. Now, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists race to develop an effective COVID-19 vaccine

With the global pandemic still in full swing, scientists are working to develop a vaccine in record time. While everyone wants an effective vaccine, they don't all agree on how to get there and what "effective" really means. ...

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