Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why quarantines are so difficult to implement: Lessons from the 1800s

More than a hundred years ago, disease immunizations often seemed like something out of a low-budget horror movie: Mix water with a sick patient's pulverized scabs. Then, insert the pulp into shallow cuts on a healthy person's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New symptom tracking app aims to slow spread of coronavirus

Kings College London is today launching a new app which tracks symptoms related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), allowing anyone to self-report daily. Around 5,000 twins and their families across the UK have been recruited ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Why the WHO was afraid of crying 'pandemic'

The World Health Organization has been criticized for being slow to declare a public health emergency and a pandemic as COVID-19 spread. Yale SOM's Saed Alizamir, with Francis de Véricourt of ESMT and Shouqiang Wang of the ...

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