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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cuba plans cautious reopening to tourists

Cuba is planning to welcome tourists with COVID-19 tests and limit their contact with locals as part of a raft of measures designed to get its vital tourism industry back up and running.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece launches virus questionnaire for tourists

Tourists travelling to Greece will be required from Wednesday to complete an online questionnaire 48 hours in advance to determine whether they need to be tested for coronavirus on arrival.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Morocco tightens restrictions to stem COVID surge

Morocco on Tuesday increased its curfew hours and stepped up travel restrictions to three major cities in a bid to slow surging coronavirus cases.

Medical research

Simulated Mars mission reveals body's sodium rhythms

Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.

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