Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can DIY facemasks and 3-D printed parts help fight COVID-19?

Free, open source hardware and 3-D printing could alleviate the burden of COVID-19 on global health systems, according to scientists at the University of Sussex. In a study publishing April 24, 2020 in the open access journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will inequality worsen the toll of the pandemic in the U.S.?

A Harvard public health professor warned Tuesday that the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. could rank among the world's worst if the nation fails to take steps to ease the health and economic impacts on America's poor, who face ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The other pandemic: world urged to learn TB lessons

With the death toll soaring past 300,000 this year and a quarter of humanity now infected, the pandemic shows no signs of abating as it spreads invisibly throughout vulnerable communities.

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