Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eliminating COVID-19: what the world can learn from NZ and Taiwan

Both Taiwan and New Zealand have successfully eliminated COVID-19 with world-leading pandemic responses. By taking a particularly proactive approach, Taiwan's response was probably the most effective and least disruptive ...

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Madrid struggles with Europe's acutest 2nd wave of pandemic

The Madrid regional government is further restricting family reunions and social gatherings to curb a sharp spike in confirmed coronavirus cases as schools are set to re-open, although officials said Friday that new infections ...

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How India's fast-growing cases topped 3 million

India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and the wealthier but older populations of ...

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Video: Is air pollution related to COVID-19?

Patients with existing respiratory conditions are at risk for developing more severe cases of COVID-19. There are many factors that can contribute to respiratory conditions, including genetic factors, behaviors like smoking, ...

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Refugee camps vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks

A COVID-19 outbreak in a refugee settlement will likely overwhelm the available healthcare capacity and infrastructure and spread through nearly the entire settlement population if left unchecked, according to a new study ...

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More than 5% of Britons have had SARS-CoV-2: study

Between five and six percent of Britain's population had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the last third of April, according to a new study from the University of St Andrews.

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Data linking race and health predicts new COVID-19 hotspots

Anecdotal stories about the COVID-19 pandemic suggest that Black, racialized and immigrant people in Canada have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This narrative tells the story of immigrants and racialized people ...

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