Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore strategy of living with COVID raises concern, hope

Living through the coronavirus pandemic in Singapore, Joys Tan followed the rules that helped the city-state keep its cases low: keeping her distance from others, wearing a mask and getting herself vaccinated.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Has Delta killed the herd immunity dream?

As the Delta variant continues its global surge, experts are questioning whether the long-held goal of achieving herd immunity from COVID-19 through vaccination is still viable.

Medical research

How can the world adapt to COVID-19 in the long term?

As the acute phase of the pandemic passes, COVID-19 will remain with us as an endemic disease—still around, but a manageable threat. What does this mean, and what must we do to stop it from erupting again?

Medical research

How SARS-CoV-2 might become endemic

Endemic viruses are those that have constant presence within a geographical area. Such viruses are all around us, though they vary by location. Examples in Europe and North America include the rhinovirus (a cause of the common ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 will probably become endemic – here's what that means

We can't say with any certainty what the future of COVID-19 is. But based on our experience with other infections, there is little reason to believe that the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 will go away any time soon, even when vaccines ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria: a new treatment to slow down resistance

The appearance of malaria parasites resistant to medicines is one of the main obstacles in combating the disease. In order to slow down this phenomenon, it is essential to avoid exposing the pathogen to the same molecules. ...

Oncology & Cancer

New biomarkers improve prostate cancer diagnostics

New biomarkers will improve diagnostics of endemic diseases in future, such as prostate cancer. Their mission: to recognize the tumor earlier and classify it more precisely – thereby helping avoid unnecessary operations.

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