Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Colombian with COVID-19 gives birth in coma

Diana Angola was fighting for her own life when she gave birth to son Jefferson. The 36-year-old had been put into a coma having contracted the novel coronavirus, which left her lungs barely able cope.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World must work together on health crises: vaccine group chief

The coronavirus crisis should be a wake-up call for the international community to stop the "boom and bust" cycle of vaccine research and public health preparation, the head of the global vaccine alliance has said.

Oncology & Cancer

Genes that predispose to cancer by impairing the immune system

The idea that the immune system 'monitors and prevents' the development of cancer, which is called 'cancer immune vigilance," was initially proposed at the beginning of the last century. Since then, epidemiological studies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rise in infections shows need for vigilance as world reopens

European countries reopened borders Monday after a three-month coronavirus shutdown, although international visitors are still being kept away and there was uncertainty over whether many Europeans will quickly embrace travel ...

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