Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dubai opens up to tourists from July 7

Dubai announced on Sunday it would allow tourists back in the Gulf city state from July 7 after a closure of more than three months to contain the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

"Digital contact tracing might be our best shot"

Many countries are relying on corona contact tracing apps to identify the contacts of infected persons and isolate those affected in order to break the infection chains. Germany has now also published an app that uses Bluetooth ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vulnerability to Ebola and Lassa fever can now be properly assessed

Identifying vulnerabilities to outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever is possible following new research from the University of Surrey and University of Cambridge. This will aid government agencies and health organisations in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Human-animal bonds in disasters

The recognition of the bond between people and pets is stronger than ever before, but what happens to the human-animal relationship when disaster strikes?

Health

Flexibility just as important as preparation in an emergency

Be prepared. That's what we're taught in the event of a disaster. But Dr. Marita O'Brien, an assistant professor in the Psychology Department of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), is conducting research that shows ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flood-hit Mozambique battles cholera outbreak

Aid workers in flood-hit Mozambique said they were fighting to contain an outbreak of cholera Wednesday, which has sickened 282 people.

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