Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesia lifts COVID-19 curbs as cases ease

Indonesia on Friday removed all remaining domestic COVID-19 restrictions with immediate effect after case numbers in the Southeast Asian nation eased in recent months.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What do bans on abortion mean for people using IVF?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows states to ban abortion isn't expected to have an immediate effect on in vitro fertilization, according to an analysis by the nation's leading reproductive health society.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines orders 13 million into lockdown over Delta fears

The Philippines will send more than 13 million people in the national capital region back into lockdown next week, the government said Friday, as it tries to head off a surge in cases of a hyper-contagious coronavirus strain.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss authorise remdesivir for wide use against COVID-19

Switzerland announced Thursday that COVID-19 patients beyond those on clinical trials could be given remdesivir, the first drug shown to be relatively effective in treating the new coronavirus.

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