Medical economics

Waiver war at WTO over Covid jab IP rights

The World Trade Organization faces calls led by India and South Africa to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines—a notion fiercely rejected by pharmaceutical giants and their host countries.

Neuroscience

Neural roots and origins of alcoholism identified

The physical origin of alcohol addiction has been located in a network of the human brain that regulates our response to danger, according to a team of British and Chinese researchers, co-led by the University of Warwick, ...

Vaccination

Brazil private clinics seek deal for Indian COVID vaccine

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech to buy five million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, which India has just authorized for emergency ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: COVID-19 vaccine myths

There has been a lot of news coverage about the COVID-19 vaccines recently developed and now being administered across the U.S.

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