Getting on top of rural Asia's blood pressure

A low-cost intervention to improve hypertension prevention and management can be cost effectively scaled up for rural communities in low- and middle-income countries, according to findings from a multi-country trial published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO scraps plan for interim report on Wuhan virus mission: WSJ

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for a team that visited Wuhan, China to probe the origins of the coronavirus pandemic to issue an interim report, The Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday.

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Researcher studies international cooperation in fighting COVID-19

Jongeun You, a researcher at the University of Colorado Denver, recently released a study looking at how a more global approach would have far-reaching societal benefits in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. You discovered that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The keys to preventing future pandemics

The international community needs to be warned that future pandemics could occur more frequently and affect the global economy with more devastating impact than COVID-19, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO experts to wade into tricky territory in hunt for virus origins

A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus, in a trip trailed by accusations of cover-ups, conspiracy and fears of a whitewash.

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