Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France's virus-tracking app chalks up 600,000 downloads

France's new phone app for tracking coronavirus cases and alerting people at risk of contagion was downloaded some 600,000 times in less than 24 hours since its launch, the country's digital affairs minister said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy leads Europe reopening borders as virus strikes Latam

Italy reopened its borders to European travellers on Wednesday as the continent slowly emerged from quarantines to restart battered economies even as the coronavirus pandemic carved its deadly path through Latin America.

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.

HIV & AIDS

Major gaps in HIV programs in Africa

HIV management in developing countries varies with socioeconomic and structural circumstances, with two Flinders University studies finding examples of key ways to close the gap for those worst affected in developing countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus tracing apps: Which countries are doing what

As countries emerge from lockdowns imposed to blunt the coronavirus pandemic, dozens have rolled out phone apps to track a person's movements and who they come into contact with, giving officials a vital tool for limiting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Norway allows work-related trips and some kids sports

Norway said Thursday the country would scrap quarantine requirements for work related travel to all Nordic countries starting next week, and allow kids to return to organised sports practice.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France to reopen cafes, end domestic travel limit

France on Thursday announced the long-awaited nationwide reopening of bars, restaurants and cafes from June 2, albeit with restrictions, and lifted limitations on domestic travel in time for the summer holidays.

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