Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cook Islands reports first case of Covid-19

The Cook Islands on Saturday recorded its first case of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, as the South Pacific country edges toward reopening its borders to tourists.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Palau nears 100 percent COVID vaccination

The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has emerged as one of the world's most vaccinated places with more than 99 percent of the eligible population fully protected against COVID-19, according to data released Thursday.


How you cook bacon could partially lower cancer risk

Bacon is a much-loved, comforting breakfast item—during the global pandemic, sales have surged in the US and the UK. But while bacon may be delicious, experts recommend people eat little or no processed meats because of ...

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