Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai releases more from virus observation amid lockdown

Shanghai released 6,000 more people from the central facilities where they were under medical observation to guard against the coronavirus, the government said Wednesday, though the lockdown of most of China's largest city ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai to lock down in phases to rein in COVID-19 outbreak

Shanghai will launch a phased lockdown to curb an Omicron-fuelled COVID-19 outbreak that has hit China with its highest caseloads since the early days of the pandemic, the city government said Sunday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shanghai won't lock down despite COVID spike: official

Shanghai on Saturday recorded a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, but a member of the city's pandemic task force said officials were determined to avoid a full lockdown over the damage it would do to the economy.

Pediatrics

Correctly classifying coughs with machine learning

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have shown that deep learning models can accurately distinguish between healthy and sick children using only their cough sounds. These findings, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says measures against delta work for omicron variant too

World Health Organization officials in the Western Pacific say border closures adopted by some countries may buy time to deal with the omicron coronavirus variant, but measures put in place and experience gained in dealing ...

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