Medical economics

Vaccine gap 'fueling Nigeria's diphtheria outbreak'

Low vaccine coverage and weak infrastructure have fueled a recurrence of diphtheria in Nigeria, especially in rural areas beset by poor access to healthcare services, public health experts say.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New MRI method provides detailed view of placenta during pregnancy

Researchers have developed a new method to process MRI scans to reveal the distinct compartments of the placenta, take measurements of oxygen levels in each region and determine if there are malformations in blood vessels ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increase of Candida auris in the EU/EEA: Need for better surveillance

Candida auris (C.auris) is an emerging fungal pathogen associated with outbreaks of invasive healthcare-associated infections globally. It is frequently resistant to the commonly used antifungal drugs, which leaves very limited ...

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