Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss to host global virus hub laboratory

Switzerland signed a deal with the World Health Organization on Monday to host a global repository for viruses with pandemic potential to bolster international defences against emerging threats.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US warns against travel to 80% of world due to coronavirus

The State Department on Monday urged Americans reconsider any international travel they may have planned and said it would issue specific warnings not to visit roughly 80% of the world's countries due to risks from the coronavirus ...

Vaccination

How we test the safety of rapidly developed COVID vaccines

With the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines about to begin in Australia, people may be wondering if they're safe (and effective) in the long term. What might be the health consequences a year after vaccination, or further into ...

Vaccination

WHO against mandatory COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization said Monday that persuading people on the merits of a COVID-19 vaccine would be far more effective than trying to make the jabs mandatory.

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