Health

China's births fall in 2021, as workforce shrinks

The number of babies born in China fell again last year, official data showed Monday, adding to pressure on the ruling Communist Party's ambitions to boost national wealth and influence with a workforce that has been shrinking ...

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Report finds world ill-prepared for next pandemic

(HealthDay)—The world isn't ready to prevent or deal with another pandemic because many nations aren't taking the necessary steps to prepare for what is likely an inevitable future scenario, a new report shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Can S. Korea be a model for virus-hit countries?

A rapid surge in coronavirus cases saw South Korea become one of the world's worst-affected countries outside China, but it has since cut infection rates significantly and has one of the lowest fatality rates anywhere.

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