Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nigeria moves coronavirus patient for better health care

Nigerian health authorities said Saturday an Italian who tested positive for the coronavirus in Lagos, the first case in Nigeria, has been relocated for better care, a health official said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nigeria reports first coronavirus death

Nigeria on Monday reported its first death from coronavirus as confirmed cases of infections in Africa's most populous nation climbed further.

Health

An apple a day on doctors' orders keeps ill health away

Fresh fruit and vegetables prescribed by doctors could be an effective way to improve the health of Australians with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Nutrition.

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists map high-risk areas for hepatitis E

EPFL scientists have created the first world map of regions with the highest prevalence of the hepatitis E virus (HEV). They hope that their map—freely available online—will help governments and NGOs design more effective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinion: Yes, we can prevent future pandemics

As we hopefully soon will start seeing the results of the efforts against COVID-19, we must simultaneously prepare for new and potentially more serious pandemics. Preventing new pandemics is definitely a common global challenge.

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